Semantics of pain constructions

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From the course by National Research University Higher School of Economics
Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology
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Words that change their meaning: pain metaphors and pain constructions. Part 2
This lecture continues discussing secondary pain terms. It points out the syntactic and semantic peculiarities of this shift to the pain domain and considers their contribution to the theory of metaphor and metonymy.

Meet the Instructors

  • Ekaterina Rakhilina
    Ekaterina Rakhilina
    Professor
    School of Linguistics