The Path to Neutralization: Image Schemas and Prefixed Motion Verbs

Authors

  • Tore Nesset University of Tromsø

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7557/6.1315

Keywords:

Russian, language, verb of motion, image schema, cognitive linguistics

Abstract

This paper investigates the path image schema in Russian motion verbs. It is argued that this image schema provides a principled explanation why Russian has a contrast between unidirectional and non-directional unprefixed motion verbs, but no such contrast for prefixed verbs.

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Published

2007-01-01

How to Cite

Nesset, Tore. 2007. “The Path to Neutralization: Image Schemas and Prefixed Motion Verbs”. Poljarnyj Vestnik 10 (January):61-71. https://doi.org/10.7557/6.1315.

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Section

Articles (editorially reviewed)