Classifiers: a typology of noun categorization devices

Aikhenvald, Alexandra (2003) Classifiers: a typology of noun categorization devices. Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory . Oxford University Press, New York, USA.

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Abstract

Almost all languages have some grammatical means for categorizing nouns. This book provides a comprehensive and original analysis of noun categorization devices all over the world. It will interest typologists, those working in the fields of morphosyntactic variation and lexical semantics, as well as anthropologists and all other scholars interested in the mechanisms of human cognition.

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Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 978-0-19-926466-7
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Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2010 00:33
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200407 Lexicography @ 100%
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