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Name: Ljiljana  Saric
Institution: University of Oslo
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State and/or Country: Norway   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: South Slavic languages, Cognitive Linguistics, Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications: (2008) Spatial Concepts in Slavic: A Cognitive Linguistic Study of Prepositions and Cases. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

(2007) Antonimija u hrvatskome jeziku. Semanticki, tvorbeni i sintakticki opis.
[Antonymy in Croatian: Its Semantics, Word-Formation Patterns, and Syntax]. Zagreb: HSN.

(2005) Metaphorical models in EU discourse in the Croatian media. Jezikoslovlje 6.2, 133-158.

(2004) [co-editor] with S. Manz, A. Musolff, J. Long: Discourses of Intercultural Identity in Britain, Germany and Eastern Europe. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters (Special Issue of the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, vol 25: 5&6, 2004).

(2002) Kvantifikacija u hrvatskome jeziku [Quantification in Croatian]. Zagreb: Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje.

(2002) On the Semantics of the Dative of Possession in the Slavic Languages: An Analysis on the Basis of Russian, Polish, Croatian/Serbian and Slovenian Examples.Glossos 3 (Spring 2002). Slavic and East European Language Resource Center, Duke University. Available at:

(2001) [co-editor] On Prepositions (= Studia Slavica Oldenburgensia 8). Ljiljana Saric; Donald F. Reindl (eds.). Oldenburg.

(2001) Prepositional Categories and Prototypes: Contrasting some Russian, Slovenian, Croatian and Polish Examples. In: Glossos 1 (Spring 2001). Slavic and East European Language Resource Center, Duke University. Available at:

(2000) Aspectual Usage in Repetitive Contexts in Croatian, Serbian and Russian.Filologija 35, 99-127.

(2000) Dativ der Richtung oder praepositionale Markierung im Kroatischen und Serbischen [The Dative of Direction, or Prepositional Marking in Croatian and Serbian]. In: W. Boeder & G. Hentschel (eds.), Variierende Markierungen von Nominalgruppen in Sprachen unterschiedlichen Typs. (Studia Slavica Oldenburgensia 4), 291-315.

(1999)Temporaladverbien im Kroatischen und Theorie der generalisierten Quantifikatoren[Temporal Adverbs in Croatian and Generalized Quantifiers Theory]. Die Welt der Slaven 44, 117-134.
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