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Language productivity at work (01G01319)

Language patterns are more or less U+2018productiveU+2019, depending on their lexical scope. An interdisciplinary approach is needed to compare attested productivity, in present-day language use as well as through history, to on-line and off-line language processing, and to measure the impact of
personal variables. Only in this way can one arrive at a better understanding of what productivity is.

Date:1 Jan 2019  →  Today
Keywords:corpus, personality traits, semantics, frequency, on-line language processing, diachrony, Productivity, language comparison, semantic vector spaces, coercion, lexis/grammar cline, constructions, syntax, sociolinguistics
Disciplines:Theory and methodology of linguistics, Other languages and literary studies, Linguistics