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Academic Paper

Title: O Léxico: semântica e gramática das unidades lexicais
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Author: Graça Rio-Torto
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Institution: Universidade de Coimbra
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics
Subject Language: Portuguese
Abstract: This paper aims to analyse the nature of the relationship between grammar and lexicon, considered as complementary, with applied description of semantic and grammar features of lexical items (derived, composed, construal idioms) of Portuguese.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: In: Maria Francisca Athayde (coord.), Estudos sobre léxico e gramática. Coimbra, cadernos do Cieg nº 23, 2006, p. 11-34.
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