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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Hubert  Cuyckens
Institution: Université Catholique de Louvain
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Polysemy in Cognitive Linguistics: Selected papers from the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Amsterdam, 1997.
 Motivation in Language
 Cognitive Approaches to Lexical Semantics
 Adpositions of Movement
 Subjectification, Intersubjectification and Grammaticalization
 The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics
 Formal Evidence in Grammaticalization Research
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Formal Evidence in Grammaticalization Research
 Polysemy in Cognitive Linguistics: Selected papers from the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Amsterdam, 1997.



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