Dirk Geeraerts en de diachrone semantiek

Translated title of the contribution: Dirk Geeraerts and diachronic semantics

Jack Hoeksema*

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This paper focuses on the merits of Dirk Geeraerts in the field of (diachronic) lexical semantics. The article highlights Geeraerts’ work on prototypes and metaphor. Some of Geeraerts most illuminating case-studies are reviewed and a number of characteristic features of this part of Geeraerts work are identified and presented.
Translated title of the contributionDirk Geeraerts and diachronic semantics
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)175-185
Number of pages11
JournalNederlandse Taalkunde
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Oct-2022

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