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Syntactic Iconicity of Language

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DOI: 10.23977/langl.2022.050207 | Downloads: 10 | Views: 393


Qiang Yali 1, Chen Weiji 1, Li Shaoxi 1


1 Guangdong University of Science & Technology, Dongguan, 523083, China

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Qiang Yali


This paper exploressyntactic iconicity of language from the angle of cognitive linguistics. The study covers introduction,cognitive basis of iconicity,syntactic iconicity,principle of syntactic iconicityandconclusion.It mainly discussesdistance iconicity, sequence iconicity and quantity iconicity of syntactic iconicity. The study of syntactic iconicity is a profound theoretical study of language, which reveals the cognitive motivation of language structure and has a profound impact on language teaching. Therefore, it is of great significance to study the syntactic iconicity of language.


Language, Cognitive Linguistics, Syntactic Iconicity


Qiang Yali, Chen Weiji, Li Shaoxi, Syntactic Iconicity of Language. Lecture Notes on Language and Literature (2022) Vol. 5: 33-36. DOI:


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