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Viberg, Ake. 1999. The polysemous cognates Swedish ga and English go: universal and language-specific characteristics. Languages in Contrast 2 (1) : 87–113.
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In spite of the fact that Swedish ga and English go are historically rather closely related in a transparent way, both verbs are translated by their etymological counterparts only in about one third of the cases, as evidenced from the English-Swedish Parallel Corpus. The article compares the patterns of polysemy formed by the major meanings of the two cognates in each language against the background of some typological studies.
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