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Kinship has been a highly disputed subject in anthropology and linguistics and kin terms have constituted one of the most interesting areas of research in human and social sciences since the opening years of the twentieth century. So far, researchers have studied the subject by different approaches and have arrived at different conclusions. One of...
The suffix ‘-ɑr’ is a nominal (or adjectival) suffix in Persian which is believed by most researchers to express the subjective, objective or infinitive meaning. The present research aims to explore this suffix within the framework of Cognitive Grammar (Langacker 2008, 2009) and Construction Morphology (Booij 2010, 2015) and tries to provide a cogn...
The purpose of the present research is to analyze one of the most frequently used derivational suffixes in Persian, namely "-i", and to examine its various structural and semantic/functional aspects. The study adopts a construction-based approach and, using a descriptive-analytical method, tries to explain the word formation patterns using the noti...
The present research explores the semantics of two prepositions in Gurani Kurdish, i.e. “læ” and “wæ”. Our approach is cognitive semantics and we particularly use the principled polysemy model (Tyler and Evans, 2001, 2003; Evans and Tyler, 2004a, 2004b; Evans, 2004, 2005, 2006) that suggests clear criteria for determining both distinct senses and p...
The present article is a case study that aims at investigating the morphology of Persian compound and derived occupation nouns from a cognitive-constructional view. Affixation and compounding are two major Persian word-formation processes through which Persian occupation nouns are made. Some of the most frequently used suffixes involved in their fo...
The region of Kuhmara Sorkhi is one of the most ancient residencies of the province of Fars. According to administrative subdivisions of the county, this region is a part of Shiraz county. Five dialects are spoken in Kuhmara Sorkhi: Sorkhi, Soqolmači, Bakaki, Jaruqi and Karači. According to Hesampour and Jabbareh (2012a) Sorkhi is considered a west...