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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Leonard  Talmy
Institution: University at Buffalo
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Homepage: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/faculty/talmy/talmy.html
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Typology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Toward a Cognitive Semantics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Toward a Cognitive Semantics
Dissertation Director * of: Spatial Seixis
(Shingo Imai, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Space, Time, Subjectivity and Beyond: The cognitive semantic development of the Japanese marker -te-shimau
(Sayaka Abe, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia
(Kazuhiro Kawachi, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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