“What I did over my summer vacation”. “Word-Formation as Grammaticalized Metonymy: A Contrastive Study of Russian , Czech , and Norwegian ”. Laura A. Janda Universitetet i Tromsø. Main Idea. Role of metonymy in grammar Metonymy as the motivating force for word-formation
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“What I did over my summer vacation”
“Word-Formation as Grammaticalized Metonymy: A Contrastive Study of Russian, Czech, and Norwegian”
Laura A. Janda
Universitetet i Tromsø
Works on metonymy
say almost nothing about word-formation
Works on word-formation
say almost nothing about metonymy
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