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ERIC Number: EJ593270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1226-8909
Prototype as a Referential Point: A Case Study.
Ueda, Norifumi
Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, v3 p351-62 1999
Using cognitive linguistics to study the subjective lexicon of second-language (L2) learners of English, this article examines two questions: whether cognitive processes such as metonymy, metaphor, generalization, and specialization are used for expansion in the L2 lexicon; and what other factors work in understanding prototypical meanings.(Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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