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Author Senft, Gunter, 1952-

Title Classificatory particles in Kilivila / Gunter Senft
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 377 pages)
Series Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics
Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Classificatory Particles in Kilivila: Grammatical and Discourse Functions -- Ch. 3. The System of Classificatory Particles in Kilivila -- Ch. 4. On the Validity of Some of the Presented Results: Six Years Later -- A Restudy -- Ch. 5. Excursus: Language, Culture, and Cognition? -- Ch. 6. Closing Remarks: Using Network Models to Describe Classifier Systems -- Appendix A Consultants: 1982/1983 Study -- Appendix B Number of CP Tokens Produced for Each CP Type by Text and Word Class for Consultants in Corpus of Kilivila Speech Data -- Appendix C Consultants: 1989 Restudy -- Appendix D Some Speculations on the Origin of Classifiers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-369) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Kiriwinian language -- Classification.
Kiriwinian language -- Particles.
Trobriand Islands (Papua New Guinea) -- Languages -- Grammar.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94042355
ISBN 0195092112
1429415509 (electronic bk.)
9781429415507 (electronic bk.)