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Demonstratives in cross-linguistic perspective

Author: Stephen C Levinson; Sarah Cutfield; Michael Dunn; N J Enfield; Sérgio Meira
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Language, culture, and cognition, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstratives with their pointing gestures are amongst the first words that children learn, and they have fascinated theorists by the combination of slender semantic content and the practical force  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Levinson; Sarah Cutfield; Michael Dunn; N J Enfield; Sérgio Meira
ISBN: 9781108424288 1108424287
OCLC Number: 1009151231
Description: xv, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: demonstratives - patterns in diversity Stephen C. Levinson; 1. The demonstrative questionnaire: 'this' and 'that' in comparative perspective David P. Wilkins; 2. Lao demonstrative determiners nii4 and nan4 - An intentionally discrete distinction for extensionally analogue space Nick Enfield; 3. Dalabon exophoric uses of demonstratives Sarah Cutfield; 4. Brazilian Portuguese - non-contrastive exophoric use of demonstratives in the spoken language Sergio Meira and Raquel Guirardello-Damian; 5. 'See this sitting one' - demonstratives and deictic classifiers in Goemai Birgit Hellwig; 6. Tzeltal - the demonstrative system Penelope Brown and Stephen C. Levinson; 7. Yucatec demonstratives in interaction: spontaneous vs. elicited data Jurgen Bohnemeyer; 8. Lavukaleve - exophoric usage of demonstratives Angela Terrill; 9. Tiriyo - non-contrastive exophoric uses of demonstratives Sergio Meira; 10. Trumai - non-contrastive exophoric uses of demonstratives Raquel Guirardello-Damian; 11. Saliba - Exophoric demonstratives Anna Margetts; 12. Warao demonstratives Stefanie Herrmann; 13. Chukchi - non-contrastive spatial demonstrative usage Michael Dunn; 14. Yeli Dnye - demonstratives in the language of Rossel Island, Papua New Guinea Stephen C. Levinson; 15. Tidore - non-contrastive demonstratives Miriam van Staden; 16. The Jahai multi-term demonstrative system - what's spatial about it? Niclas Burenhult.
Series Title: Language, culture, and cognition, 14.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen C. Levinson (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen), Sarah Cutfield (Australian National University, Canberra), Michael J. Dunn (University of Uppsala ), N.J. Enfield (University of Sydney), Sergio Meira (Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Belém).

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