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This volume addresses the fundamental linguistic question of how the perceived world is expressed through systems of nominal classification. Leading scholars review the whole spectrum of nominal classification, from gender systems through to numeral classifiers, providing cutting-edge theoretical interpretations and empirical case studies across a variety of languages. The volume presents new ideas about the problems of classification and clarifies the interface between anthropological and grammatical work. It will appeal to linguists, anthropologists and psychologists alike as well as specialists in languages as diverse as Australian, Amazonian, and Mayan.
  • ISBN13: 9780521770750
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2012
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 00362
Specifications
FormatHardcover
SeriesLanguage, Culture and Cognition
Series Volume Number4
Publication DateApril 13, 2012

Systems of Nominal Classification (Language Culture and Cognition)

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