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Author Jones, Steven, 1974-

Title Antonymy : a corpus based perspective / Steven Jones.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (193 pages).
Series Routledge advances in corpus linguistics
Routledge advances in corpus linguistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-190) and index.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; List of tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 The unique fascination' of antonymy; 2 A brief history of antonymy; 3 Approaching antonymy afresh: issues of data and methodology; 4 New classes of antonymy I: Ancillary Antonymy; 5 New classes of antonymy II: Coordinated Antonymy; 6 New classes of antonymy III: minor classes; 7 The endemicity of antonymy; 8 Antonym sequence; 9 Antonymy, word class and gradability; 10 Tomorrow's antonyms; 11 Antonymy: past, present and future; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female. This book provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the phenomenon.
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Subject Antonyms -- Data processing.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Jones, Steven, 1974- Antonymy. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002 0415263743 (DLC) 2001058888 (OCoLC)48544517
ISBN 0203166256 (electronic bk.)
9780203166253 (electronic bk.)