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Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics brings jointly ten reviews into the social and conceptual elements of language-internal version. the amount covers 3 major parts the place Cognitive Linguistics and sociolinguistics meet: lexical and lexical-semantic edition, constructional edition, and learn on lectal attitudes and acquisition. All ten contributions depend on a company empirical foundation within the shape of Read more...

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advent: Advances in cognitive sociolinguistics / Dirk Geeraerts, Gitte Kristiansen and Yves Peirsman --
half I. Lexical and lexical-semantic edition: Heterodox suggestion positive factors and onomasiological heterogeneity in dialects / Dirk Geeraerts and Dirk Speelman --
Measuring and parameterizing lexical convergence and divergence among ecu and Brazilian Portuguese / Augusto Soares da Silva --
striking insights into semantic version / Justyna A. Robinson --
using observe area versions to Sociolinguistics: faith Names ahead of and After 11th of September / Yves Peirsman, Kris Heylen and Dirk Geeraerts --
half 2. Constructional version: The English genitive alternation in a cognitive sociolinguistics viewpoint / Benedikt Szmrecsanyi --
(Not) buying grammatical gender in types of Dutch / Gunther De Vogelaer --
Lectal edition in constructional semantics: 'Benefactive' ditransitives in Dutch / Timothy Colleman --
half three. edition of lectal understanding and attitudes: Lectal acquisition and linguistic stereotype formation / Gitte Kristiansen --
Investigations into the folk's psychological versions of linguistic kinds / Raphael Berthele --
A cognitive method of quantitative sociolinguistic version: facts from TH-fronting in relevant Scotland / Lynn Clark and Graeme Trousdale.
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1%). This can be explained by the two factors which contribute to determine internal uniformity. First, P50 has a single term which is clearly dominant whereas B50 has two dominant terms. Second, there are more highly frequent alternative terms in B50 than in P50. The proportion of terms possessing a special feature, or A measure, is given in the following formulae. As with the U and U’ measures, the A’ measure takes into account the relative frequency of each concept whereas the A measure does not.

2. Sketching the design How then shall we try to answer our basic research question? In order to specify the design of our study, we need to say something about the material that we will be using as the descriptive basis of our investigation, about the explanatory variables that we will include, and about our operationalization of the response variable. e. in order to concentrate on the essential architecture of the approach, we will not attempt to illustrate each successive step with numerous examples, nor with technical details about the calculations used.

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