n Lexikos - Linguistic Foundations of Ideography : Semantic Analysis and Ideographic Dictionaries, Igor Burkhanov : book review

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1684-4904
  • E-ISSN: 2224-0039
  • Author Werner Hullen
  • Source : Lexikos, Volume 12, Issue 1, Jan 2002, p. 311 - 318
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
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In his book, Igor Burkhanov assumes that cognitive semantics, as developed mainly in the United States of America from about 1980, is a linguistic innovation which lends itself to a thorough renovation of pedagogical dictionaries. In order to show this convincingly, he discusses lexicography as an applied discipline of linguistics with the study of meaning at its centre.

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