LINGUIST List 12.2365

Mon Sep 24 2001

Qs: Concept of "Voice", Lang Identification Needed

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  1. Ann Kumar, voice
  2. Daniel Collins, Identification of phrase

Message 1: voice

Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 16:43:09 +1000
From: Ann Kumar <ann.kumaranu.edu.au>
Subject: voice

I would like to ask list members if they know of any language where 
the concept of "voice" is not lexicalized. For example, is there any 
language where you could not say "I recognized him by his voice" or 
"she has a pretty voice"?

Thanks

Ann Kumar
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Message 2: Identification of phrase

Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 15:50:11 -0400
From: Daniel Collins <collins.232osu.edu>
Subject: Identification of phrase

A local firm has received a parcel with the following phrase
indistinctly pencilled on it in roman characters; they would like to
know what it means and what language it is in:

qarihu [or garihu] ugu weynaa ce kadhacamar upkauka ayag [?] kaqarxay
dhowr me... ol

Daniel E. Collins, Chair
Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
The Ohio State University
232 Cunz Hall
1841 Millikin Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1215
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