Vol. 18. No. 1 (10.2017)

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Zovko Dinković Irena
Sveučilište u Ljubljani

Gašper Ilc
Sveučilište u Ljubljani

Original scientific article
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Negation as an empirical/conceptual tool: A case study with V-V compounds

Kazuhiko Fukushima
Kansai Gaidai University
Abstract: This case study with Japanese lexical V-V compounds reveals descriptive and conceptual utility of negation. The compounds are a very popular and controversial target of research where headedness plays...

Original scientific article
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It goes without saying (though I will say it anyway)

Tanja Gradečak-Erdeljić
Sveučilište u Osijeku

Dorijan Gudurić
University College of London
Abstract: It is not very frequently assumed that negation may play an active role in achieving specific conceptual frames, but as claimed by Langacker (2008) or Lakoff (2004), language enables the actual physic...

Original scientific article
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Evaluating knighthood through the discourse functions of negation in Le Morte DArthur by Malory

Tatiana Komova
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Anastasia Sharapkova
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Abstract: The paper explores medieval knighthood as a complicated matrix of various cultural, historical, and ethical concepts. We hypothesize that we can access the way people conceptualized the chivalric idea...

Original scientific article
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Over- and out- as negatively-oriented markers

Catherine Moreau
Université Bordeaux Montaigne
Abstract: In this paper, I address the issue of negation through two markers, verbal prefixes over- and out- which do not have an intrinsic negative meaning but which act as negatively-oriented markers. In the ...

Original scientific article
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Genitive of negation in the Croatian language

Diana Stolac
Sveučilište u Rijeci
Abstract: A direct object in Croatian is an object in the accusative case or an object in the genitive case which is interchangeable with the accusative. There are two types of direct object in the genitive cas...

Original scientific article
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Lexical bleaching of the verbal construction fail to x: A contrastive corpus-based study

Andrej Stopar
Sveučilište u Ljubljani
Abstract: The English verbal construction fail to x allows two interpretations: in the first, the verb has the full lexical meaning of not being successful in what you are trying to achieve, whereas in the seco...

Original scientific article
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On syntactic and morphological negation in biblical English: A diachronic study

Lidija Štrmelj
Sveučilište u Zadru
Abstract: The article deals with the development of negation in biblical English in the period from the eleventh to the seventeenth century. It explores the morphosyntactic features of negative clauses in Late ...

Original scientific article
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Pleonastic negation from a cross-linguistic perspective

Irena Zovko Dinković
Sveučilište u Zagrebu

Gašper Ilc
Sveučilište u Ljubljani
Abstract: In recent linguistic theory, pleonastic negation is treated either as an instance of a lexically present but semantically vacuous negation, often placed in relation to negative polarity (e.g. Portner ...