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Approaching lexical typology

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Abstract

The paper aims at situating the research direction presented in the volume within the larger domain of typological research in general. It gives a short summary of what is meant by typological research, discusses the relation between semantic and lexical typology and the general premises for lexical-typological research. The bulk of the paper is devoted to the three main lexical-typological research foci – what meanings can(not) be expressed by a single word, what different meanings can be expressed by one and the same lexeme or by words derivationally related to each other, and what cross-linguistic patterns there are in lexicon-grammar interaction. The paper ends up with the general discussion of the urgent methodological problems facing lexical typology as a field.

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