The role of prosody in semantic change

  title={The role of prosody in semantic change},
  author={Karin Aijmer and Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen and Anne Wichmann},
  • Karin Aijmer, Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen, Anne Wichmann
  • Published 2005
This paper is the second report on our ongoing study of the evolution of intensifiers in Early Modern English. In our earlier paper, Adamson and González-Díaz (2004), we examined a number of syntactic and semantic concomitants of the category shift of very from adjective to intensifying adverb in the period from Late Middle English to Early Modern English… CONTINUE READING