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Journal Title: Lingvisticae Investigationes
Volume/Issue:   36/1
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 2013. iii, 177 pp.

Table of Contents


Comportements, déguisements, rôles de fiction…: De quelques emplois de la préposition en
Denis Vigier 1 – 19

Adjectifs d’évaluation de comportement
Katia Paykin, Fayssal Tayalati et Danièle Van de Velde 20 – 55

De l’existence des prédicats d’achèvements
Pauline Haas et Anne Jugnet 56 – 89

Description lexicographique du vocable breton KEUZ ‘regret’
François Louis et Jasmina Milićević 90 – 130

Contribution à l’acquisition automatique de nouveaux sens: Mesure de la diffusion lexicale par domaine
Coralie Reutenauer et Evelyne Jacquey 131 – 172

Reviews/comptes rendus

L’éloge de la différence : la voix de L’Autre
Compte rendu par Emilio D’Agostino 173 – 175

Francis Gandon, La Morale du linguiste. Saussure entre Affaire Dreyfus et massacre des Arméniens
Compte rendu par Danielle Leeman 176 – 177
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Breton
LL Issue: 24.3570