METÁFORAS ZOONÍMICAS DE HUMANOS EN EL ESPAÑOL DE COSTA RICA: CABALLO, YEGUA/BURRO, PERRO-PERRA, VACA Y ZORRA. ESTUDIO DIFERENCIAL-CONTRASTIVO

From a theoretical approach which includes dialectal, lexicographical, cognitive, and sociopragmatic aspects, the following article analyzes items, simple or multiword units, from the lexical subcomponent of Costa Rican Spanish, specifically, the names of animals that, while representing part of the...

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Main Author: Sánchez Corrales, Víctor Manuel
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2012
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/kanina/article/view/2319
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/20707
Summary: From a theoretical approach which includes dialectal, lexicographical, cognitive, and sociopragmatic aspects, the following article analyzes items, simple or multiword units, from the lexical subcomponent of Costa Rican Spanish, specifically, the names of animals that, while representing part of the lexical stock of Spanish in general, are rooted to the Costa Rican variety, having experienced a process of metaphorical creation, with differential and contrastive implications from other communities that hold Spanish as an element of cohesion and cultural identity.