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The semantic change involved in conversion cannot always be reduced to different conceptualisations of the same lexical meaning, or alternation between two or more ways of viewing the same core of meaning, for example PROCESS or THING to put it in broad terms.
However, and as often happens in processes of semantic change, not all instances could be ascribed definitively to one of the three senses in question.
His engagement with literary works as a pieces of art, his creation of new myths and reworking of old myths, his study of linguistic change, and his creation of new languages, complete with patterns of phonological and semantic change, all reflect both his longing for the past and his vision of the world--both his fiction world and the real world in which he lived--as a story that does not come to an end, but is ever-changing in accordance with its creator's design.
In the AV, this semantic change appears to go further towards encompassing an idea that distinguishes between the two aspects of the being: the interior and exterior.
The semantic change in the word formation meaning is based on narrowing of the meaning and analogy.
Most full-text databases are unable to collocate variant spellings of a given word in search results, and semantic change in language still presents a problem in most databases.
Given the nature of the process of semantic change, the reason for this endlessness should be obvious.
Section 8 discusses directionalities found in this paper in their relationship to broader directionalities of grammaticalization and semantic change.
Polysemy is a prerequisite condition for semantic change, as is well explained in the following extract by Sweetser (1990: 9):
In his early work on Hamzah Fansuri, a sixteenth century sufi metaphysician of Acheh, al-Attas explains the semantic change initiated by Hamzah's use of the Malay words ada and titah, pointing out that it reveals "no mere change in the Malay conception of the nature of being or existence, but a change, at once drastic and radical, in the whole conceptual system purporting to give a vision of the Universe.
Chapter 15, on semantic change, is deeply interesting but idiosyncratic, and we find nothing about recent characterizations of principles underlying meaning-change.
Consequently, semantic change must be explained according to this model, "from the outside", starting from the reality which is verbalised by language and assuming that the human brain processes the information it receives by using a series of very specific cognitive mechanisms, which must be taken into account when describing a specific semantic change.