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Author Cablitz, Gabriele H., 1966-

Title Marquesan : a Grammar of Space
Published Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (704 pages)
Series Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs TiLSM
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Motivations for a study of space; Chapter 2 Ethnographic and linguistic background and methodology; Chapter 3 Grammatical Sketch; Chapter 4 Theoretical background of language and space research; Chapter 5 Semantic and morphosyntactic analysis of locative constructions in North Marquesan; Chapter 6 Modifiers in locative constructions; Chapter 7 Usage of locative constructions in large-scale and small-scale reference; Chapter 8 Summary and conclusion; Appendix; Notes; References; Index
Summary This volume investigates the linguistic and semantic encodings and conceptions of space in the East-Polynesian language Marquesan by focusing on the great variety of language- and culture-specific ways of referring to space, thus documenting an essential
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ISBN 3110197758 (electronic bk.)
9783110197754 (electronic bk.)