HW3_Semantics_Pragmatics

HW3_Semantics_Pragmatics - Homework 3: Semantics &...

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Homework 3 Homework 3: Semantics & Pragmatics Due Tuesday , October 11, 2011 Please type your answers. (65 total points) 1. Lexical Semantics. In what way are the following pairs of words related? In cases of hyponymy, indicate which word is the hyponym and which word is the hypernym. In cases of antonyms, be sure to specify type (where applicable) (6 points) a. shallow deep b. mature ripe c. table furniture d. single married e. to hire to fire f. move run g. sofa couch h. punch touch i. green blue j. unwrap wrap k. periwinkle blue l. sincere insincere 2. For each of the following, give an example of a possible prototype and a non-prototype (3 points) Ex: bird prototype: robin non-prototype: emu a. building b. fruit c. compound word 3. Compositional Semantics. Which the following pure intersection or relative intersection? Are any subsective? Are any non-intersectional? Anti-intersectional? (4 points) a.. sliding doors b. fast trains c. easy tests d. probable outcome 4. The cartoon on page 231 describes the insect as both
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course LING 1000 taught by Professor Vercellotti during the Fall '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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HW3_Semantics_Pragmatics - Homework 3: Semantics &...

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