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Identification of homonyms in different types of dictionaries
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
Homonyms are generally defined as distinct lexical items that happen to share an identical form but whose senses are etymologically or semantically unrelated (e.g. tattoo1 ‘ink mark on skin’ / tattoo2 ‘military drum ...
Inclusion, contrast and polysemy in dictionaries: The relationship between theory, language use and lexicographic practice
(Mouton de Gruyter, 2015-06)
This paper explores the lexicographic representation of a type of polysemy that arises when the meaning of one lexical item can either include or contrast with the meaning of another, as in the case of dog/bitch, shoe/boot, ...
Signals of Contrastiveness: But, Oppositeness, and Formal Similarity in Parallel Contexts
By examining contexts in which “emergent” oppositions appear, we consider the relative contribution of formal parallelism, connective type, and semantic relation (considered as an indicator of relative semantic parallelism) ...