|Spring Term 2014 Words, Words, Words: Introduction to Lexical Semantics - 3495 - LING 335
Prerequisites/Notes: LING 150
Catalog Description : This course introduces fundamental concepts and research issues in the linguistic study of word meaning. Topics include: representation of word meaning; relation between lexical, truth-conditional and context-dependent meanings; semantic relations; meaning variation; semantic properties of nouns and verbs (e.g. mass-count distinction, verb classes, aspect, semantic roles); interaction between content and function words.
Attributes: Foundation/Gateway Course