Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning–Text Theory

In honour of Igor Mel'čuk

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The Meaning Text Theory (MTT) is a lexicon-centred and dependency-based theory for the description of language using a holistic model that incorporates semantics, syntax, morphology and lexis. This volume, prepared on the occasion of Igor Mel'čuk’s 70th birthday, offers a cross-section of the current advances in MTT and its applications. The first part of the book focuses on lexical phenomena that are still largely neglected in mainstream linguistics: sound symbolism as manifested by ideophones, and idiosyncratic lexical relations as manifested by lexical functions (LFs). In particular, LFs are addressed from different angles (including the introduction of new “standard” LFs, the argument structure and semantic decomposition of lexical relations captured by LFs, automatic recognition of LF-instances in corpora, and the use of LFs in terminology and natural language processing). The second part of the book deals with such prominent model-oriented issues as semantic paraphrasing in MTT, the role of phrase structure in MTT and syntactic analysis within MTT.

This title replaces Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning–Text Theory: In honour of Igor Mel'čuk (2007)

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 84]  2007.  xviii, 380 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Preface
Leo Wanner
xi
What to Do with the Ideophones? A Problem in Lexical Classification From Upper Necaxa Totonac
David Beck
1
Lexical Function Standardness
Alain Polguère
43
Towards the Synthesis of Support Verb Constructions
Margarita Alonso-Ramos
93
Motivation of Lexical Association in Collocations: The Case of Intensifiers For “Nouns of Joy”
Francis Grossmann and Agnès Tutin
135
Using Explanatory and Combinatorial Lexicology to Describe terms
Marie-Claude L'Homme
163
Lexical Functions in Actual NLP-Applications
Jury D. Apresjan, Igor M. Boguslavsky, Leonid L. Iomdin and Leonid L. Tsinman
199
Automatic Recognition of Lexical Function Instances
Leo Wanner and Bernd Bohnet
231
Semantic Equivalence Rules in MT-Paraphrasing
Jasmina Milićević
263
Phrasing It Differently
Kim Gerdes and Sylvain Kahane
293
A Generative Approach to Parsing in the Framework of the Meaning–Text Theory
Alexis Nasr
333
Subject Index
359
Name Index
375
“This volume is very useful to know the current state of Meaning-Text Theory. Although it does not include a complete panorama of this interesting linguistic theory, it reflects two hot-spots of MTT: lexical function and its application to NLP. The volume is useful to all workers in MTT, it is also helpful to NLP lexicographers and researchers, in particular those who are searching for theoretical fundamentals of linguistic practice.”
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Terminology & Lexicography

Lexicography
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2006047948