N. J. Enfield's Ethnosyntax: Explorations in Grammar and Culture PDF

By N. J. Enfield

ISBN-10: 0199249067

ISBN-13: 9780199249060

ISBN-10: 0199266506

ISBN-13: 9780199266500

Meanings of cultural value are came upon not just in phrases but in addition within the very grammar of a language. This fascinating assortment provides 11 unique stories of the connection among grammar, tradition, and cognition, with info from languages and cultures from around the globe. individuals speak about a large choice of grammatical phenomena. This booklet exhibits that the learn of tradition might help to appreciate how and why languages range within the methods they do.

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