Susanne Vejdemo

List of John Benjamins publications for which Susanne Vejdemo plays a role.


Vejdemo, Susanne 2018 Lexical change often begins and ends in semantic peripheries: Evidence from color linguisticsThe Dynamics of Lexical Innovation: Data, methods, models, Kerremans, Daphné, Jelena Prokić, Quirin Würschinger and Hans-Jörg Schmid (eds.), pp. 50–85 | Article
The article discusses semantic change and lexical replacement processes in the color domain, based on color naming studies in seven Germanic languages (where diachronic intra-linguistic development is inferred from cross-linguistic synchronic studies) and from different generations of speakers… read more
Lockwood, Hunter and Susanne Vejdemo 2015 “There is no thermostat in the forest” – the Ojibwe temperature term systemThe Linguistics of Temperature, Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria (ed.), pp. 721–741 | Article
This chapter deals with the temperature system of Eastern Ojibwe, an Algonquian language spoken in Canada and the US. The system differentiates lexically and morphologically between tactile, ambient and personal feeling temperature expressions. It also handles the cooling and warming parts of the… read more