Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity (Language, Culture, and Cognition Series #6)
  • Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity (Language, Culture, and Cognition Series #6)
  • Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity (Language, Culture, and Cognition Series #6)

Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity (Language, Culture, and Cognition Series #6)

by Stephen C. Levinson
     
 

A cross-linguistic study of spatial language, the way in which languages structure the spatial domain.See more details below

Overview

A cross-linguistic study of spatial language, the way in which languages structure the spatial domain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521671781
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Series:
Language Culture and Cognition Series, #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
621
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; 1. The background to the study of the language of space Stephen C. Levinson and David P. Wilkins; 2. Towards an Arrernte grammar of space David P. Wilkins; 3. Sketch of a Jaminjung grammar of space Eva Schultze-Berndt; 4. Prolegomenon to a Warrwa grammar of space William B. McGregor; 5. The language of space in Yélî Dnye Stephen C. Levinson; 6. Prolegomena to a Kilivila grammar of space Gunter Senft; 7. A sketch of the grammar of space in TΔl Penelope Brown; 8. Spatial reference in Yukatek Maya: a survey Jürgen Bohnemeyer and Christel Stolz; 9. Approaching space in Tiriyó grammar Sérgio Meira; 10. Elements of the grammar of space in Ewe Felix K. Ameka and James Essegbey; 11. Spatial language in Tamil Eric Pederson; 12. A grammar of space in Japanese Sotaro Kita; 13. Some properties of spatial description in Dutch Miriam van Staden, Melissa Bowerman and Mariet Verhelst; 14. Patterns in the data: towards a semantic typology of spatial description Stephen C. Levinson and David P. Wilkins; Appendices; References; Author index; Language/language family index; Subject index.

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