From Minimal Contrast to Meaning Construct

Corpus-based, Near Synonym Driven Approaches to Chinese Lexical Semantics

  • Qi Su
  • Weidong Zhan

Part of the Frontiers in Chinese Linguistics book series (FiCL, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Corpus-Based Minimal Contrast Studies

  3. Meaning Construct in Grammatical Context

  4. Meaning Construct in Extended Context

About this book


This book offers new perspectives on the study of Chinese lexical semantics, as well as discourse analysis and cognitive pragmatics based on lexical semantics. The first part focuses on fundamental issues in lexical semantic research, while the second features articles highlighting various aspects of the lexical category systems in Chinese. The third part discusses application-oriented research on lexical semantics. Presenting the latest research in the field, the book is a valuable resource for specialists in Chinese lexical semantics, as well as for researchers and students interested in grammar, theory of lexical semantics, and word/meaning processing. 


Lexical Semantics Word Meaning Lexical Knowledge Base Lexical Contrast Near Synonym

Editors and affiliations

  • Qi Su
    • 1
  • Weidong Zhan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Foreign LanguagesPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Chinese Language and LiteraturePeking UniversityBeijingChina

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