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  • Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    A large number of word forms in natural language are polysemous, that is, associated with several related senses (e.g., line, run, tight, etc.). While such polysemy appears to cause little difficulty in verbal communication, ...
  • Falkum, Ingrid Lossius; Kjøll, Georg (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Pragmatikk som fagfelt kan defineres som studier av språk i bruk, og kan i sin videste form omfatte undersøkelser av både kognitive, sosiale og kulturelle aspekter ved kommunikasjon (Verschueren et al. 1995: 2). Kognitiv ...
  • Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This paper investigates a subtype of systematic polysemy which in English (and several other languages) appears to rest on the distinction between count and mass uses of nouns (e.g., shoot a rabbit/eat rabbit/wear rabbit). ...
  • Falkum, Ingrid Lossius; Recasens, Marta; Clark, Eve V. (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This study investigates preschoolers’ ability to understand and produce novel metonyms. We gave forty-seven children (aged 2;9–5;9) and twenty-seven adults one comprehension task and two elicitation tasks. The first ...
  • Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    I denne artikkelen diskuterer jeg fenomenet polysemi, der et språklig uttrykk innehar to eller flere beslektede betydninger (et eksempel er adjektivet frisk, som kan bety ‘uskjemt’, ‘ny’, ‘sunn’, ‘livlig’, ‘dristig’, ...