Le polysème amour confronté à l’anglais et au konkani de Goa

Title in English The polysemic lexeme amour compared to English and Goan Konkani

CUSIMANO Christophe Gérard L.

Year of publication 2007
Type Article in Proceedings
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords polysemy;semic analysis;semantics;sentiments nouns;field enquiry;comparative semantics;synchrony;saussurian sign
Description This article presents the lexical differences which are the results of the translation to konkani of the various meanings of the polysemic item amour (fr.) and its strong similarity with love (eng.). So we reflect on a sociolinguistic explanation of this phenomena, particularly the cultural importance of the family in Goa.

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