LINGUIST List 13.299

Mon Feb 4 2002

Qs: Russian Association Norms, "tasi"/"happy"

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  1. El Bounatirou, Russian association norms, analysis
  2. Carole Unseth, "tasi" meaning 'happy' in any language?

Message 1: Russian association norms, analysis

Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 15:21:56 +0100 (MET)
From: El Bounatirou <>
Subject: Russian association norms, analysis

As part of my final exam, I am writing an essay on a thesaurus
of Russian association norms. Can anybody recommend me literature
that deals with the analysis of association norms (e.g. concerning 
questions like what do association norms tell us about society,
what do they tell us about the system of language in general
(i.e. grammaire, phraselogisms), and psycholinguisic
In addition I`d like to get information about existing psycholinguistic 
texts that deal with the phenomenon of association, since I�ve 
found only a few, older books that describe associations 
more detailed.

E. Bounatirou
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Message 2: "tasi" meaning 'happy' in any language?

Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 12:23:58 -0600
From: Carole Unseth <>
Subject: "tasi" meaning 'happy' in any language?

Does anybody know of a language where "tasi" means 'happy',
'delighted', or 'enthusiastic' ? The form might be "taasi", "tazi",


Pete Unseth
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