Construction grammar is an approach to grammatical analysis and representation that has attracted considerable attention since the seminal works were published around thirty years ago (Fillmore et al. 1988; Lakoff 1987). Since that time, a number of variants of construction grammar have been developed by different scholars. Nevertheless, there is a common core of principles that characterizes virtually all types of construction grammars (Croft and Cruse 2004, chapters 9–10). Radical Construction Grammar (Croft 2001) was developed to situate construction grammar in a cross-linguistic perspective. Its primary hypothesis on the nature of grammatical categories has significant implications for lexicography but also holds out the prospect of making lexicographic practice in different languages more comparable.
- Radical Construction Grammar
- Lexicographic Practice
- Argument Structure Constructions
- Word Class
- Inflectional Constructions
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Croft, W., Sutton, L. (2017). Construction grammar and lexicography. In: Hanks, P., de Schryver, GM. (eds) International Handbook of Modern Lexis and Lexicography. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-45369-4_99-1
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