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Preface; XI; bankruptcy 1; The cognitive foundation of language: Language and inspiration 1; 1.0 evaluate 1; 1.1 creation: signal structures 1; 1.2 Structuring rules in language five; 1.3 Linguistic and conceptual different types thirteen; 1.4 precis 20; 1.5 additional examining 21; Assignments 22; bankruptcy 2; what is in a notice? Lexicology 25; 2.0 evaluation 25; 2.

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M. The school is going to the British Museum tomorrow. We must hand in the geography project to the school in May. At 18 she went to law school. Where is the summer school on linguistics to be held? Van Gogh belongs to the Impressionist school. 31 32 Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics g. ‘views shared by a group of people’ h. ‘a group of big fish swimming together’ There are two schools of thought on drinking red wine with fish. A school of whales followed the boat. The first sense of school in (3a) is in fact not just ‘learning institution’, but it can also be the place or building where the learning institution is housed.

B. c. d. e. f. g. the top part of the body which has your eyes, mouth, brain, etc. the mind: My head was full of strange thoughts. understanding: This book goes over my head. the leader or person in charge of a group: We asked the head for permission. the top or front of something: Write your name at the head of each page. calm: Keep one’s head cool. (for) each person: We paid ten pounds a head for the meal. Using Table 4 in this chapter as an example, explain what the processes of meaning extensions are for “head” and point out which of these meanings are metaphors and which are metonymies.

If lexical categories were not firmly established but ad hoc or haphazard, they might look like the category of “animals” as jokingly put together in the following quotation from an imaginary Chinese encyclopaedia: (16) On those remote pages it is written that animals are divided into (a) those that belong to the Emperor, (b) embalmed ones, (c) those that are trained, (d) sucking pigs, (e) mermaids, (f) fabulous ones, (g) stray dogs, (h) those that are included in this classification, (i) those that tremble as if they were mad, (j) innumerable ones, (k) those drawn with a very fine camel’s hair brush, (l) others, (m) those that have just broken a flower vase, (n) those that resemble flies from the distance.

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