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Mon May 12 2003

Books: Cognitive Linguistics: Casad, Palmer (eds)

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  1. julia.ulrich, Cognitive Linguistics and Non-Indo-European Languages

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

Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 09:54:17 +0000
From: julia.ulrich <>
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		 
Editor: Eugene H. Casad 
Editor: Gary B. Palmer				

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

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


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

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

Kennneth William Cook:
 Hawaiian 'o as an indicator of nominal salience 
Rodolfo R. Barlaan
 Animism exploits linguistic phenomena 
Gary B. Palmer
 The Tagalog prefix category PAG-: Metonymy, polysemy, and voice 
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 
Ning Yu
 The bodily dimension of meaning in Chinese: What do we do and mean
 with "hands"
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
Mari Siiroinen: 
 Subjectivity and the use of Finnish emotive verbs
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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