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Title Semantic and lexical universals : theory and empirical findings / edited by Cliff Goddard, Anna Wierzbicka
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [1994]
©1994

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Description vi, 510 pages ; 23 cm
Series Studies in language companion series (SLCS), 0165-7763 ; v. 25
Studies in language companion series ; v. 25
Contents 17. Semantic Primitives Across Languages: A Critical Review / Anna Wierzbicka
Opening Statement / Anna Wierzbicka -- 1. Semantic Theory and Semantic Universals / Cliff Goddard -- 2. Introducing Lexical Primitives / Cliff Goddard and Anna Wierzbicka -- 3. Ewe / Felix Ameka -- 4. The Exponents of Semantic Primitives in Mangap-Mbula / Robert D. Bugenhagen -- 5. Mandarin Semantic Primitives / Hilary Chappell -- 6. Thai / Anthony Diller -- 7. Acehnese / Mark Durie, Bukhari Daud and Mawardi Hasan -- 8. Kayardild / Nicholas Evans -- 9. Lexical Primitives in Yankunytjatjara / Cliff Goddard -- 10. Preliminary Observations on Lexical and Semantic Primitives in the Misumalpan Languages of Nicaragua / Ken Hale -- 11. Mparntwe Arrernte and the Search for Lexical Universals / Jean Harkins and David P. Wilkins -- 12. Longgu / Deborah Hill -- 13. Samoan / Ulrike Mosel -- 14. Semantic Primitives in Japanese / Masayuki Onishi -- 15. Kalam Exponents of Lexical and Semantic Primitives / Andrew Pawley -- 16. Semantic and Lexical Universals in French / Bert Peeters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Linguistic universals.
Semantics.
Author Goddard, Cliff.
Wierzbicka, Anna, 1938-
LC no. 94004253
ISBN 1556193777 (US : alk. paper)
9027230285 (Eur. : alk. paper)