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Author Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939, author

Title Language : an introduction to the study of speech / Edward Sapir
Published New York : Harcourt, Brace and company, [1921]
New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1921]


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Description vii, 258 pages ; 20 cm
Contents Language defined -- The elements of speech -- The sounds of language -- Form in language : grammatical processes -- Form in language : grammatical concepts -- Types of linguistic structure -- Language as a historical product : drift -- Language as a historical product : phonetic law -- How languages influence each other -- Language, race, and culture -- Language and literature
Summary Professor Sapir analyzes, for student and common reader, the elements of language. Among these are the units of language, grammatical concepts and their origins, how languages differ and resemble each other, and the history of the growth of representative languages--Cover
Analysis Linguistics
Notes Includes index
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Subject Language and languages.
LC no. 21020134
ISBN 0766195767