Some Semantic Aspects of the English Antonymous Adjectives (a study of HEAVY-LIGHT)

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The article is devoted to the analysis of semantic peculiarities of some English adjectives, in particular, the antonymous adjectives heavy and light. The author analyses some theoretical aspects of adjectives: polysemy, lexical combinability, syntactical functions. The semantic peculiarities of the English adjectives heavy and light are studied from the viewpoint of their lexical combinability.

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E A Paymakova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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Кафедра иностранных языков ФГСН; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia




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