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Verbs of Motion and the Prefix po- in Croatian


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Matovac, Darko. (2018). Verbs of Motion and the Prefix po- in Croatian. Croatica: časopis za hrvatski jezik, književnost i kulturu, 42(62). pp. 205-219. ISSN 1849-1111

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The paper discusses Croatian verbs of motion prefixed by po- within the theoretical framework of cognitive linguistics and by taking into account corpus research findings. The paper tries to prove that all verbs of motion prefixed by this prefix are interlinked and that they all, in one way or another, elaborate the complex image schema of path and surface. This image schema is common both to the prefix po- and the preposition po. Attention is given to different types of verbs of motion, especially to directed verbs of motion as they, when prefixed by po-, acquire an ingressive meaning.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: verbs of motion, prefix po-, cognitive linguistics, image schema
Subjects: Slavic languages and literatures > Croatian language and literature
Departments: Department of Croatian Language and Literature
Date Deposited: 29 May 2019 11:37
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 11:37

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