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By Mirjam Fried, Kiki Nikiforidou

This quantity provides the various most modern learn in body Semantics, together with paintings in computational lexicography as built in the FrameNet venture. utilizing diverse fabric from English, Italian, and eastern, the contributions jointly extend the theoretical, conceptual, and computational gear of body semantics, via learning a number concerns bearing on not just lexical constitution, linked to cognitive frames, but in addition the fewer studied interactional frames and their courting to grammatical association. whereas addressing a few linguistic phenomena, equivalent to verbs of visible belief, metaphoric language, subordinating connectives, paraphrasing, honorifics, convinced pragmatic debris, uncomplicated speech acts, and the semantic structuring of felony texts, the analyses additionally spotlight the wider query of integrating frames inside of wealthy lexical and grammatical descriptions, no matter if within the context of lexicon-building assets, versions for wisdom illustration, experimental modeling of language acquisition and processing, conceptual metaphor idea, paraphrase study, or the communicative grounding of linguistic constitution.
Originally released in Constructions and Frames Vol. 3:1 (2011) and Vol. 2:2 (2010).

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41) [Le donne]NP si intravedono dietro le porte, [sedute su sofà senza tappezzeria]predicative past participle. One glimpses [the women] behind closed doors, [sitting on sofas with no upholstery]. (42) Ha scorto [l’ex presidente delle Ferrovie]NP [mentre faceva jogging in pigiama]mentre-clause. She glimpsed [the ex-president of the railway company] [while he was jogging in his pajamas]. At first sight, it might look like the NP actually denotes the perceived Phenomenon, while the element following it expresses some additional description of its characteristics, not essential to the basic situation described by the sentence.

Thanks to this technique, it is possible to observe the neck and body of the uterus and to detect alterations down to two microns in size. 33 34 Martina Johnson and Alessandro Lenci (27) Altre installazioni sono state osservate a sud, poco distante da Hormuz. Other installations were noticed to the south, not far from Hormuz. (28) Discutendo con gli studenti, anche con quelli senza barba e collare, si osserva in genere che le loro convinzioni religiose sono profonde, autentiche. If one talks with the students, even the ones without a beard and collar, one generally notes that their religious beliefs are profound, authentic.

In sentence (9), the con-PP instantiates the Manner FE; in sentence (10), the Instrument; in sentence (11), the Body Part. 23 24 Martina Johnson and Alessandro Lenci The data on filler distribution confirm this intuition: all the extracted nouns belong to one of the three categories expressed by the FEs above. The typical fillers for the Body Part category are occhio [eye] and coda dell’occhio [corner of one’s eye]; the only two that appear for Instrument are binocolo [binoculars] and telescopio [telescope]; for Manner, there is a wide variety of realizations including con chiarezza [clearly], con facilità [easily], con attenzione [attentively], con piacere [with pleasure], etc.

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