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Cognitive grammar

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  1. a cognitive approach to language developed since 1976 by Ronald Langacker

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  2. Langacker develops the central ideas of cognitive grammar in his seminal, two-volume Foundations of cognitive grammar, which became a major departure point for the emerging field of Cognitive Linguistics

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  3. treats human languages as consisting solely of semantic units, phonological units, and symbolic units (conventional pairings of phonological and semantic units)

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  4. Like construction grammar (developed by Langacker's student Adele Goldberg), and unlike many mainstream linguistic theories, cognitive grammar extends the notion of symbolic units to the grammar of languages

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  5. Langacker further assumes that linguistic structures are motivated by general cognitive processes

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