Analysis on the Meaning of Polysemous Word “Drop in”
- 10.2991/iemb-14.2014.100How to use a DOI?
- cognitive linguistics; polysemous word; semantic extension;
This paper uses the basic category, metaphor, metonymy and prototype theory in cognitive linguistics to analyze the meaning range of Japanese word “drop in”. For the polysemous verb of Japanese vocabulary, the second language learners are difficult to distinguish between the usages in the learning process, because of improper understanding, or even misuse phenomenon is often seen. For the teaching difficulties, teachers should positively guide students to use polysemous words for emphasis. On explaining multiple meanings, it should analyze its common points and clarify extension relationship, which is the necessary link of helping students to understand and memorize fundamentally. This paper starts from the perspective of cognitive linguistics to analyze the polysemy construction of polysemous verbs.
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TY - CONF AU - Tian Shuo AU - Xu Yingdong PY - 2014/09 DA - 2014/09 TI - Analysis on the Meaning of Polysemous Word “Drop in” BT - Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Informatisation in Education, Management and Business PB - Atlantis Press SP - 337 EP - 338 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iemb-14.2014.100 DO - 10.2991/iemb-14.2014.100 ID - Shuo2014/09 ER -