Browsing Linguistics by Subject "Metaphor"
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(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-16)This thesis presents a system for the automatic detection of conceptual metaphors of time. Metaphors representing time as space, such as “Time Orientation”, “Moving Time” and “Moving Ego”, are common, but not equally ...Master thesis
(The University of Bergen, 2001-12-14)The dissertation investigates Norwegian pseudopartitive constructions like 'a cup of tea', 'three kilometres of road', and 'thousands of students'. A quantifying noun or denominal quantifier in -vis denotes a quantity, ...Doctoral thesis