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Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology
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Higher School of Economics

Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology

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From the lesson
Does the octopus swim? AQUA-motion in cross-linguistic perspective
The lecture considers the project on AQUA-motion verbs in more than 50 languages and describes the possible strategies of colexification of basic situations denoting being in water and motion in water.

Meet the Instructors

  • Ekaterina Rakhilina
    Ekaterina Rakhilina
    Professor
    School of Linguistics