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  • 1. CONCEPTual meaning changeOF ENGLISH WORDS
    2007130711 강지헌, 2007130716 신은주
  • 2. CONTENTS
    1. Conceptualism and Semantics
    1) Conceptualism
    2) Semantics
    2. Change of Meaning
    Types of Meaning Change
    3. Conceptual Change of Meaning
    1) Generalization
    2) Specialization
    4. Conclusion
  • 3. 1. Conceptualism and Semantics
    Conceptualism
    - The philosophical theory that application of general words to a variety of objects reflects the existence of some mental entity
  • 4. 1. Conceptualism and Semantics
    Semantics
    - The branch of linguistics that deals with the meanings of words and sentences.
  • 5. 2. Change of Meaning
    Darmesteter(1886:30)
    Psychological Association
    Variety of words signs
    Characteristic of humanbeing
  • 6. 2. Change of Meaning
    Types of Meaning Change
    1) Young-soon Park
    Generalization
    Specialization
    Transfer
  • 7. 2. Change of Meaning
    Types of Meaning Change
    2) Stern (1931:192)
  • 8. 3. Conceptual Change of Meaning
    1. Generalization
    Pen
    Feather  Writing brush  writer
    Horn
    Butt, trumpet, car horn, morning glory
    A. Goats have horns.
    B. the knife has a horn handle.
    C. the hunting horn blows at noon.
    D. He sounded his horn as he approached the bend in the road.
    E. The French horn has a beautiful sound.
  • 9. 3. Conceptual Change of Meaning
  • 10. 3. Conceptual Change of Meaning
    2. Specialization
    Family tree, Tree diagram
  • 11. 3. Conceptual Change of Meaning
    2. Specialization
    Wear
    Old English
    Verb. Put on the clothes
    Middle English
    Noun. Action of putting on the clothes
    + Verb. Fray
    Modern English
    Verb. Put on the clothes, shoes, socks, rings, gloves, hats, glasses, belt……
    + Verb. Make the road
    + Verb. Dim
    + Verb. Exhaust
    + Verb. Lose the impact
    + Verb. Lose the color or shining
  • 12. 3. Conceptual Change of Meaning
    Wear
    a. He's wearing a new coat.
    b. I like this shirt, but the collar has worn.
    c. You've worn a hole in your sock.
    d. Heels of shoes wear down.
    e. Does your brother wear glasses?
    f. She's wearing a pearl necklace.
    g. It's compulsory to wear seat belts when you are driving in England.
    h. She wore her hair tied in a ribbon.
    I. This coat will wear well if you look after it properly.
    j. My father wore a smile when we arrived.
    k. The villagers had worn a path through the fields.
    l. He wore out his family with his complaining.
    m. After hearing him tell the same joke five times, hearing it again wears thin.
    n. The pain medication wore off after surgery.
    o. Her lipstick wore off by noon.
  • 13. 4. Conclusion
    Coexistence
    Continual Process
    Generalization
    Pen, Horn ……
    Specialization
    Tree diagram, Wear ……
  • 14. Reference
    Hong, Seungwook and Lee, Joohee. “A conceptological Change of Word Meaning in English.” Studies in Language 16-2, 185-207.
  • 15. 감사합니다.