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Book: The Cognitive Linguistics Reader

Chapter: 12. Towards a Theory of Metonymy

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.31555


This essay provides an extensive typology of metonymic relationships to produce a synthesis of the research efforts of a number of researchers working on a distinctive cognitive linguistic approach to metonymy.

Chapter Contributors

  • Gunter Radden ( - gradden) 'University of Hamburg'
  • Zoltan Kovecses ( - zoltank) 'Eötvös Loránd University'