Corpus-driven Bantu Lexicography Part 3: Mapping Meaning onto Use in Lusoga

Gilles-Maurice de Schryver, Minah Nabirye

Abstract


This article is the third instalment in a trilogy of studies that deal with corpus-driven Bantu lexicography as applied to Lusoga. Having dealt with corpus-building in Part 1, and macrostructural aspects in Part 2, we now focus on the microstructure of a dictionary and in particular on the concept of Mapping Meaning onto Use. The starting point is Patrick Hanks's book chapter by the same title, which we transpose to a study of the high-frequent motion verb -v- in Lusoga. Our detailed analysis is as much practical as it is methodological.

Keywords


Bantu; Lusoga; corpus lexicography; distributional corpus analysis; mapping meaning onto use; meaning potentials; motion verbs

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5788/28-1-1459

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