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Books: Cognitive Linguistics: Casad, Palmer (eds)

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Message 1: Cognitive Linguistics and Non-Indo-European Languages

Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 09:54:17 +0000
From: julia.ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Cognitive Linguistics and Non-Indo-European Languages



Title: Cognitive Linguistics and Non-Indo-European Languages
Series Title: Cognitive Linguistics Research 18
			
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter 
 http://www.degruyter.com		 
			
Editor: Eugene H. Casad 
Editor: Gary B. Palmer				

Hardback: ISBN: 3110173719, Pages: vi, 452, Price: EURO 128.00 /
	 ca. US$128.00
			
Abstract:

This book applies the theory of Cognitive Linguistics to the analysis
of a variety of grammatical phenomena in Non-Indo-European
languages. In previous studies of languages from Non-Indo-European
families, Cognitive Linguistics has been remarkably useful in
explaining non-prototypical structures as well as more common
ones. The book expands that effort into a new set of families and
languages.


FROM THE CONTENTS:

Eugene H. Casad and Gary B. Palmer
Introduction - Rice taboos, broad faces and complex categories

THE AMERICAS
South America:
Quechua Rick Floyd:
 Completion, comas, and other 'downers': observations on the Wanka
 directional suffix -lpu
Central America: Uto-Aztecan 
Eugene H. Casad: 
 Speakers, context, and Cora conceptual metaphors 
David H. Tuggy: 
 Reduplication in Nahuatl: Iconicities and paradoxes 
North America: Salish 
David Beck
 Conceptual autonomy and the typology of parts of speech in Upper
 Necaxa Totonac and other languages

ASIA AND WESTERN PACIFIC RIM
AUSTRONESIAN / HAWAIIAN 
Kennneth William Cook:
 Hawaiian 'o as an indicator of nominal salience 
ISNAG
Rodolfo R. Barlaan
 Animism exploits linguistic phenomena 
TAGALOG 
Gary B. Palmer
 The Tagalog prefix category PAG-: Metonymy, polysemy, and voice 
THAI 
Douglas Inglis: 
 Conceptual structure of numeral classifiers in Thai 
Kingkarn Thepkanjana
 A cognitive account of the causative/inchaoative alternation in Thai
Margaret Ukosakul
 Conceptual metaphors motivating the use of Thai 'face' 
Jordan Zlatev
 Holistic spatial semantics of Thai 
CHINESE 
Ning Yu
 The bodily dimension of meaning in Chinese: What do we do and mean
 with "hands"
JAPANESE AND KOREAN 
Kaoru Horie
 What cognitive linguistics can reveal about complementation in
 non-IE languages Case studies from Japanese and Korean
Satoshi Uehara
 Zibun reflexivization in Japanese: a Cognitive Grammar approach
EUROPE:FINNISH 
Mari Siiroinen: 
 Subjectivity and the use of Finnish emotive verbs
COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
Foong Ha Yap and Shoichi Iwasaki
 >From causatives to passives: A passage in some East and Southeast
 Asian languages

Subject Index
Language Index

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Lingfield(s): Cognitive Science
			 
Subject Language(s): 	Quechua (Language Code: QHJ)
			Nahuatl (Language Code: NHW)
			Salish (Language Code: FLA)
			Totonaca (Language Code: TOO)
			Hawaiian (Language Code: HWI)
			Isnag (Language Code: ISD)
			Tagalog (Language Code: TGL)
			Thai (Language Code: THJ)
			Chinese, Mandarin (Language Code: CHN)
			Japanese (Language Code: JPN)
			Korean (Language Code: KKN)
			Finnish (Language Code: FIN)

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)


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