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Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN 1876-1933
  • E-ISSN: 1876-1941
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Abstract

This paper discusses the issues that emerged from applying frame semantics to the development of a small-scale bilingual database for Greek and English motion verbs. Proposing an alternative to current lexicography in Greece, the database exploits available corpora and query systems, and carries out a (manual) frame-semantic analysis of the extracted data. The most important theoretical implication of the database is that by combining frame semantics with conceptual metaphor theory and corpus-based information on usage patterns, we can make precise (monolingual) descriptions and effective (cross-linguistic) comparisons. From a practical perspective, the database complements existing English FrameNet and contributes to the creation of a new resource, i.e. a FrameNet for Greek.
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2013-01-01
2019-09-22
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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): corpora , double annotation , FrameNet , lexical unit , manner-of-motion verbs , metaphor and MWEs
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