5.3 Wording Meaning. The Third Week. Key Points:. Componential analysis Homonymy Synonymy Antonymy Hyponymy. Difficulties:. Homonymy Synonymy Antonymy Hyponymy Meronymy. 5.3.3 Semantic Field. Semantic or lexical field is a set of words with an identifiable semantic connection.
The Third Week
uncle---叔叔, 舅舅, 姑父，表叔
rain/reign night/knight piece/peace
bare/bear sun/son flour/flower
bow n./bow v. tear n./tear v.
lead n./lead v. close v./close adj.
buy/sell let/rent above/below
Antonyms often do not have equal status with respect of markedness. In certain pairs of gradable antonyms, one word is marked and the other unmarked. That is, usually the term for the higher degree serves as the cover term.