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Phraseology includes the whole area of language phenomena called set phrases, proverbs, and fixed expressions and formulaicity in everyday parlance. The Handbook offers a critical view of research on the linguistic properties and uses of formulaicity in various types of discourse as well as in numerous languages, considering research results from the cultural sciences, language psychology, computational linguistics, and corpus linguistics.In ta- gliare la corda (to cut the rope, a#39;to clear off) both metaphor and metonymy play a role, and a literal interpretation ... In fact various modi di dire originate in proverbs (1997, 365 ff): for example the idiom essere un a#39;acqua cheta (to be a calmanbsp;...

Author:Harald Burger
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2007


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