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Endangered metaphors

Author: Anna Idström
Publisher: Amsterdam [u.a.] : Benjamins, 2012.
Series: Cognitive linguistic studies in cultural contexts, 2.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

When the last speaker of a language dies, s/he takes to oblivion the memories, associations and the rich imagery this language community has once lived by. This volume consists of fifteen articles  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Idström
ISBN: 9789027204059 9027204055 9789027274922 9027274924
OCLC Number: 802721211
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: VI, 376 S. : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: 1. Prologue (by Muhlhausler, Peter), p1-14; 2. Endangered metaphors: Introduction (by Idstrom, Anna), p15-20; 3. "Our language is very literal": Figurative expression in Dene Suline [Athapaskan] (by Rice, Sally), p21-76; 4. "My heart falls out": Conceptualizations of body parts and emotion expressions in Beaver Athabascan (by Pasamonik, Carolina), p77-102; 5. Walking like a porcupine, talking like a raven: Figurative language in Upper Tanana Athabascan (by Lovick, Olga), p103-122; 6. Are Nahuatl riddles endangered conceptualizations? (by Vega, Mercedes Montes de Oca), p123-144; 7. Bodily-based conceptual metaphors in Asheninka Perene myths and folk stories (by Mihas, Elena), p145-160; 8. The use of a conceptual metaphor in the Siroi language of Papua New Guinea: Narrative is climbing a mountain (by Kleef, Sjaak van), p161-184; 9. Kewa figures of speech: Understanding the code (by Franklin, Karl J.), p185-204; 10. Metaphors in Dimasa and Rabha - A comparative study (by Longmailai, Monali), p205-220; 11. Numbers that Chumburung people count on (by Hansford, Gillian F.), p221-252; 12. The importance of unveiling conceptual metaphors in a minority language: The case of Basque (by Ibarretxe-Antunano, Iraide), p253-274; 13. Antlers as a metaphor of pride: What idioms reveal about the relationship between human and animal in Inari Saami conceptual system (by Idstrom, Anna), p275-292; 14. Metaphors of the Finnish Roma in Finnish and Romani (by Granqvist, Kimmo), p293-314; 15. "Bhio' tu direach ga ithe, bha e cho math = You would just eat it, it was so good": Music, Metaphor and Food for Thought on Scottish Gaelic Aesthetics (by Falzett, Tiber F.M.), p315-338; 16. Metaphors of an endangered Low Saxon basis dialect - exemplified by idioms of STUPIDITY and DEATH (by Piirainen, Elisabeth), p339-358; 17. Index of conceptual metaphors/metonymies, p359-360; 18. Name index, p361-364; 19. Subject index, p365-376
Series Title: Cognitive linguistic studies in cultural contexts, 2.
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