Sophia Marmaridou

List of John Benjamins publications for which Sophia Marmaridou plays a role.

Book series


ISSN 1018-2101 | E-ISSN 2406-4238


Pragmatic Meaning and Cognition

Sophia Marmaridou

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 72] 2000. xii, 322 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Pragmatics | Semantics


Geka, Vassiliki, Sophia Marmaridou and Kiki Nikiforidou 2020 Dialogic constructions and discourse units: The case of think again Review of Cognitive Linguistics 18:2, pp. 480–518 | Article
Adopting a constructionally-oriented analysis, the present paper examines the pattern ‘think again’ (i.e., an instance of a mental state verb + adverbial adjunct) in synchronic, corpus-derived data. On the basis of both qualitative and quantitative analyses we show that think again merits… read more
This paper argues for the discoursal motivation of constructions and the constructional motivation of a Modern Greek indefinite article, by focusing on generics and some other nominal constructions in Modern Greek containing the indefinite determiner enas/mia/ena (“a/an”, masc./fem./ neut.… read more
This cognitive linguistic corpus-based study embraces Johnson’s (1992: 348) embodiment hypothesis to argue that metonymic and metaphorical extensions of the prototypical sense of Modern Greek prosopo are based on a cultural model of the self. It is also claimed that conceptual structure and… read more
Within the framework of cognitive linguistics and construction grammar (as in Lakoff 1987; Langacker 2000; Goldberg 1995; and Fried and Östman 2004), it is claimed in this paper that the semantics of psuche (psyche) is motivated by cognitive, cultural, and constructional parameters of meaning. More… read more
Marmaridou, Sophia 1996 Directionality in Translation Processes and PracticesTarget 8:1, pp. 49–73 | Article
In this article an attempt is made to systematically approach directionality in translation processes and practices from a cognitive point of view. Within the framework of cognitive semantics, it is argued that translation is an instance of conceptual metaphor, whereby conceptual structures of the… read more
Marmaridou, Sophia 1994 Conceptual metaphor in Greek financial discourseThemes in Greek Linguistics: Papers from the First International Conference on Greek Linguistics, Reading, September 1993, Philippaki-Warburton, Irene, Katerina Nicolaidis and Maria Sifianou (eds.), pp. 247 ff. | Article