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La synonymie du point de vue de la pensée linguistique de Coseriu : Étude sur un corpus slovène

Marina Zorman (Ljubljana)


Synonymy is a subject of research in various subfields of linguistics and related disciplines, each of these focussing on particular aspects of this phenomenon. Through the use of Coseriu's theory, it is possible to refine our understanding of 'expressions with the same or similar meaning' and to provide a coherent description of the causes and the effects arising from the choice between them in texts that may otherwise remain non-transparent and inexplicable. This paper presents a method for analyzing the actual relationships between such expressions in a corpus, a way of exploring their functions in texts, and some possible benefits for understanding the notion of synonymy as well as for understanding implicitly conveyed information in texts.

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