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A Cognitive Approach to Metaphorical Expressions
A Cognitive Approach to Metaphorical Expressions

Author(s): Attila Imre
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Translation Studies
Published by: Scientia Kiadó
Summary/Abstract: The present book tries to offer an insight regarding metaphorical expressions containing the following prepositions or verbal prefixes:over, through, above, across in English, prin, peste in Romanian and át,keresztül, felett, felül in Hungarian. the study constitutes the Ph.D.dissertation of the author, and the corpus is based on recent and representative dictionaries of the three languages involved: the shorter oxford English Dictionary, Dicţionarul explicativ al limbii române (the Romanian explanatory Dictionary) and A magyar nyelv értelmezőszótára (the Hungarian explanatory Dictionary).

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-973-197-038-7
  • Page Count: 272
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Language: English