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Are there any word-meanings which are absolute and precise lexico-semantic universals, and if so, what kind of meanings are they? This paper assesses the status, in a diverse range of languages, of about 100 meanings which have been proposed by various scholars (linguists, anthropologists,...
The first part of this paper describes an unusual system of anaphoric reference tracking in Lavukaleve, a Papuan language of the Solomon Islands. Lavukaleve has two demonstrative pronouns which can be used to make anaphoric reference in narratives. One of these demonstrative pronouns is used to...
In the following AREA SURVEY, complementing LANGUAGE PROFILES and FAMILY PORTRAITS as occasional features in Linguistic Typology , the focus is on languages which have often been dealt with collectively as forming the “Paleo-Siberian” or “Paleo-Asiatic” group. This first Area Survey takes the...
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Classifiers: A Typology of Noun Categorization Devices . (Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, xxvi + 535 pages, ISBN 0-19-823886-X, £ 65. (Keith Allan) Christopher Lyons, Definiteness . Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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