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Troponymy vs. Troponym

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Troponymynoun

(semantics) The semantic relation between troponyms

Troponymnoun

(grammar) A verb that indicates more precisely the manner of doing something by replacing a verb of a more generalized meaning.

β€˜β€˜Stroll’ is a troponym of β€˜walk’, since it involves a slow and relaxed sort of walking.’;

Troponymynoun

the semantic relation of being a manner of does something

Troponymnoun

a word that denotes a manner of doing something;

β€˜`march' is a troponym of `walk'’;

Troponymynoun

the place name of a region or a language

Troponymy

In linguistics, troponymy is the presence of a 'manner' relation between two lexemes. The concept was originally proposed by Christiane Fellbaum and George Miller.

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