Seeing, hearing and thinking in Korowai, a language of West Papua

de Vries, Lourens (2013) Seeing, hearing and thinking in Korowai, a language of West Papua. In: Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y., and Storch, Anne, (eds.) Perception and Cognition in Language and Culture. Brill's Studies in Language, Cognition and Culture, 3 . Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 111-136.

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[Extract] This article investigates linguistic (and some anthropological) aspects of perception and cognition expressions in Korowai, a Papuan language of uncertain affiliation² spoken by around 4000 persons in the area between the upper Becking and Eilanden Rivers, and east of the headwaters of the Becking River, in the Digul Basin of West Papua, Indonesia. We limit our attention to seeing, hearing and thinking in Korowai, both for reasons of space and availability of data.

Item ID: 25320
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-90-04-23367-6
ISSN: 1879-5412
Funders: Australian Research Council (ARC)
Projects and Grants: DP 110103207
Date Deposited: 09 May 2013 02:37
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 100%
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