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The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages$
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Adam Ledgeway and Martin Maiden

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199677108

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.001.0001

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Onomasiological differentiation

Onomasiological differentiation

(p.588) Chapter 33 Onomasiological differentiation
The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Ingmar Söhrman

Oxford University Press

This chapter surveys some of the most salient cases of onomasiological differentiation across the Romance lexicon, investigating the degree of continuity between Latin and Romance and the degree of homogeneity and diversity in the lexical structures attested across Romance today. It covers verbs of motion, verbs and nouns of meteorological activity, body parts, adverbial spatial deixis, designations for human beings, flora and fauna, urbanization, direction expressions.

Keywords:   onomasiology, motion, meteorological expressions, body parts, human referents, flora, fauna, direction expressions

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