The research on ‘blind’, ‘deaf’, and ‘dumb’ deals with the linguistic categorization of perception types, which is one of the major issues in the modern cognitive science.
This project is devoted to the study of the semantic domain of color terms in the typological perspective.
The research focuses on the semantic domains formed by the adjectives «tight» and «thick» within the framework of lexical typology.
The project investigates lexicalization strategies of the quality concept ‘sharp’ (and its antonym ‘blunt’) in various languages.
The main general issue dealt with in the present research is the conceptualization of the temperature domain in natural lnaguages as reflected in their systems of central temperature terms, such as the adjectives hot, cold etc.