Processi cognitivi e mutamento linguistico: il caso della metonimia

Luisa Brucale, Francesca Di Garbo

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[automatically translated] The contribution investigates the mechanism of metonymy as an agent of linguistic change. After a theoretical overview that clarifies the importance (cognitive and linguistic) of the metonymic mechanism, we are examined some case studies that clarify (for educational purposes) the ways in which they occur diacronicamentemodificazioni semantic and morphosyntactic based metonymic.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationPensieri vicini, parole lontane. Il contributo delle neuroscienze alla didattica delle lingue
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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