Maria Kyuseva

List of John Benjamins publications for which Maria Kyuseva plays a role.


Kyuseva, Maria 2022 Chapter 10. The qualitative lexicon in Russian Sign Language from a typological perspectiveThe Typology of Physical Qualities, Rakhilina, Ekaterina, Tatiana Reznikova and Daria Ryzhova (eds.), pp. 289–308 | Chapter
The paper describes several expressions of physical qualities (namely, sharp, blunt, old, thick-wide, and thin-narrow) in Russian Sign Language (RSL) from a lexical typological perspective. This is the first study to analyse a sign language from the standpoint of the MLexT framework. The results… read more
Kyuseva, Maria, Elena Parina and Daria Ryzhova 2022 Chapter 2. Methodology at work: Semantic fields sharp and bluntThe Typology of Physical Qualities, Rakhilina, Ekaterina, Tatiana Reznikova and Daria Ryzhova (eds.), pp. 29–56 | Chapter
The chapter illustrates the frame-based methodology of lexical typological analysis through the comparison of the qualities sharp and blunt in 21 languages. We show that these qualities tend to be asymmetrical, with bluntness being negatively defined through sharpness. The two main oppositions… read more
Kimmelman, Vadim, Maria Kyuseva, Yana Lomakina and Daria Perova 2017 On the notion of metaphor in sign languages: Some observations based on Russian Sign LanguageSign Language & Linguistics 20:2, pp. 157–182 | Article
Metaphors in sign languages have been an important research topic in recent years, and Taub’s (2001) model of metaphor formation in signs has been influential in the field. In this paper, we analyze metaphors in signs of cognition and emotions in Russian Sign Language (RSL) and argue for a… read more
Reznikova, Tatiana, Ekaterina Rakhilina, Olga Karpova, Maria Kyuseva, Daria Ryzhova and Timofey Arkhangelskiy 2013 Polysemy Patterns in Russian Adjectives and Adverbs: A corpus-oriented databaseCurrent Studies in Slavic Linguistics, Kor Chahine, Irina (ed.), pp. 313–322 | Article
The paper presents a research tool for studying semantic change and polysemy patterns in Russian adjectives and adverbs. It is based on a corpus analysis of high-freqency polysemous units. For each of them we describe the meanings it can have, assign to each meaning a corresponding taxonomic class,… read more