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Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages

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Published by Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanic languages -- Deixis.,
  • Oceanic languages -- Grammar.,
  • Oceanic languages -- Social aspects.,
  • Context (Linguistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gunter Senft.
    SeriesPacific linguistics ;, 562.
    ContributionsSenft, Gunter, 1952-, Australian National University. Pacific Linguistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL6173 .D45 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3452145M
    ISBN 100858835517
    LC Control Number2005360112


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Deixis in language in general, and present the means languages offer their speakers for spatial deictic reference. Then I will make a few remarks on why I think this volume is an important contribution to linguistic research on deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages, and briefly summarise the papers presented in this by: Get this from a library.

Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages. [Gunter Senft; Australian National University. Pacific Linguistics.]. Senft, Gunter, ed. Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages. PL Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. vii + pp. ISBN Aus$, paper. This collection of papers grew out of a workshop on "Spatial Deixis in Austrone-sian languages" organized by Senft at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguis.

Senft, Gunter, ed. Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages. PL Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. vii + pp. ISBN Aus$, paper. This collection of papers grew out of a workshop on "Spatial Deixis in Austronesian languages" organized by Senft at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen in and complements similar recent.

+61 2 The Australian National University, Canberra CRICOS Provider: C ABN: 52 The Australian National University, Canberra CRICOS Provider: C ABN: 52 Cited by: The systems of deixis and demonstratives in the Oceanic languages represented in the contributions to this volume illustrate the fascinating complexity of spatial reference in these languages.

Some of the studies presented here highlight social aspects of deictic reference illustrating de Leon's point that 'reference is a collaborative task'. deixis in language in general, and present the means languages offer their speakers for spatial deictic reference.

Then [ will make a few remarks on why I think this volume is an important contribution to linguistic research on deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages, and briefly summarise the papers presented in this book.

I then discuss metaphorical extensions of elevational demonstratives to non-spatial uses such as temporal and social deixis.

There are a few languages in which elevational demonstratives with the. All languages have demonstratives, but their form, meaning and use vary tremendously across the languages of the world.

This book presents the first large-scale analysis of demonstratives from a. Demonstratives, local nouns and directionals in Oceanic languages: A diachronic perspective. In Gunter Senft (ed.), Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages, – Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Schlossberg, Jonathan. “Local nouns” and the differential marking of place (Paper presented at the 12th Conference of the. From inside the book. Deixis and Demonstratives in Oceanic Languages Deixis and Demonstratives in Oceanic Languages Gunter Senft Snippet view - Bibliographic information.

Title: Say it in Samoan Issue 88 of Pacific linguistics, [Pacific linguistics, ISSN   A deictic expression or deixis is a word or phrase (such as this, that, these, those, now, then, here) that points to the time, place, or situation in which a speaker is is expressed in English by way of personal pronouns, demonstratives, adverbs, and tense.

The term's etymology comes from the Greek, meaning "pointing" or "show," and it's pronounced "DIKE-tik.". In Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages, ed. Senft, Gunter, 37 In Deixis and demonstratives in Oceanic languages, ed. Senft, Gunter, The deixis, in pragmatics and semantics, is a concept that refers to the linguistic phenomenon by means of which some words or phrases receive part of their meaning via context and the orientation of the words are called deictics.

The word deixis comes from the Greek δεῖξις and it is a noun of the same verb family deicmyni what it means to show, point, point out, among. Language Acquisition. There is little research on the acquisition of demonstratives, but in a classic paper, Clark () made three important claims.

First, she argued that the acquisition of verbal deixis builds on children’s prior use of deictic gesture; second, she claimed that demonstratives are usually among children’s first words; and third, she argued that demonstratives are very.

Hittite is, of course, one of the languages in which demonstratives are morphologically indistinguishable from accented personal pronouns, but given that the title predicts that the study will deal with the demonstratives used as deictic, topic, and focus expressions, and given that the book is basically divided into two parts, one dealing with.

Brill's Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics, Volume: 6 E-Book ISBN: In linguistics, deixis (/ ˈ d aɪ k s ɪ s /) is the use of general words and phrases to refer to a specific time, place, or person in context, e.g., the words tomorrow, there, and are deictic if their semantic meaning is fixed but their denoted meaning varies depending on time and/or place.

Words or phrases that require contextual information to be fully understood—for example. Cambridge University Press, - Language Arts & Disciplines - pages 0 Reviews Anyone who writes an up-to-date textbook of semantics has to be au fait with an extremely wide range of contemporary academic activity.

Peter Gärdenfors - Deixis from Gesture via Demonstratives to Articles. (A Study in Deixis for a Theory of Mind) 3. Ljiljana Šarić, Svetlana Nedelcheva - Deictic verbs of motion: A corpus-based study of (South) Slavic ROUND TABLE 4.

Marija Brala-Vukanović, Mihaela Matešić – Demonstratives as Deictic Terms and Beyond SYMPOSIUM PAPERS 5. Recent research on deictic elements has made extensive use of translation corpora to demonstrate that asymmetries between translational paradigms signal subtle contrasts from a systemic and pragmatic perspective.

The purpose of the present study is to identify translation correspondences of the English spatial demonstrative this in Lithuanian and to discuss the contrastive features within the. Download Topics In Oceanic Morphosyntax books, This monograph is a collection of selected papers on Oceanic languages.

For the first time, aspects of the morphology and syntax of Oceanic languages such as the encoding of sentence types, the structure of the noun phrase, noun incorporation, constituent order, and ergative vs.

accusative. His main research interests include Austronesian (especially Oceanic) and Papuan languages, the conceptualization of space, and the documentation of endangered languages.

Among his recent publications are the (edited) books Systems of Nominal Classification (), Deixis and Demonstratives in Oceanic Languages (). Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated).

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The Malagasy language for example, national language of Madagascar, has a complex system of deixis with seven degrees of distance. Here's the tab taken from the Deixis section: (Image Source)Notes: (1) Diacritics in deixis are not mandatory in Malagasy; (2) Deixis marked by a * are rarely used.

About the Malagasy deixis, you could read "The Austronesian languages of Asia and Madagascar" by K. Local deixis is the most commonly cited type of deixis in scientific literature (cf.

ANDERSON and KEENAN ). Spatial deixis “comprises local adverbs, demonstratives, deictic particles, deictic verbs (e.g. movement verbs, such as to come or to go in English).” (HAASE ). My main focus is on demonstratives and local adverbs.

Language in India ISSN December Muhammad Abdullah, Ph.D. Scholar Deixis: A Pragmatics Analysis 4 is adopted from the philosophical work of C. Peirce and R. Carnap as reflected in Morris. Recent typological and areal studies of demonstratives, such as Himmelmann (), Diessel), Dixon (), Güldemann () and Krasnoukhova (), have contributed extensively to our knowledge of possible deictic systems.

What is notably absent from these descriptions, however, are demonstratives expressing the semantic dimensions MANNER, QUALITY and. Ross M.,The grammaticization of directional verbs in Oceanic languages, in Bril I. & Ozanne-Rivierre F. (eds.). Complex predicates in Oceanic language: Studies in the dynamics of binding and boundness.

Berlin/New York, Mouton de Gruyter, p. Get this from a library. The Hittite Demonstratives: Studies in Deixis, Topics and Focus.

[Petra Goedegebuure] -- In order to mitigate the lack of context inherent to the study of dead languages, the author has developed a descriptive model that combines (a) cognitive approaches to reference, (b) a. In grammar, a demonstrative is a determiner or a pronoun that points to a particular noun or to the noun it replaces.

There are four demonstratives in English: the "near" demonstratives this and these, and the "far" demonstratives that and and that are singular; these and those are plural. Spatial deixis localises both the Speech participants and narrated participants in space.

Some languages in East-Nusantara, as for example Ewaw (SE Maluku) only have one term, for which it is very difficult to define its meaning.

Many languages, however, may display a two-term or three-term positional system, designating locations in space with. The Austronesian language family is famous for its large number of languages and its enormous geographical spread, extending from Madagascar in the west to Easter Island off the shore of Chile in the east.

The current volume covers the area from Madagascar to eastern Indonesia and, to the north, to Taiwan and the Philippines. It complements. Discourse functions of demonstratives and place adverbs with exophoric reference in Logea, an Oceanic language of Papua New Guinea.

PhD Thesis, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, Monash University. Diessel, Holger. Demonstratives: form, function and grammaticalization. Edited by M Noonan. Vol. 42, Typological Studies in. This book explores, analyzes, and compares the use of German and Chinese demonstratives. Discourse and textual uses of the forms are considered, as well as their locative and temporal uses.

The author observes that in both languages the demonstratives can be used to refer to referents. Syntax of the World’s Languages IV Syntaxe des Langues du Monde IV Lyon, September Lyon, Septembre Book of Abstracts Livre des Résumés Contents Table des matières Plenary talks Exposés en séance plénière Ekkehard Koenig Manner deixis as a source of grammaticalization.

7 Lutz Marten. All languages have demonstratives, but their form, meaning and use vary tremendously across the languages of the world.

This book presents the first large-scale analysis of demonstratives from a cross-linguistic and diachronic perspective.

It is based on a representative sample of 85 languages. The language has a complex system of demonstratives and place adverbs showing a three-way deictic distinction across five form classes (free demonstratives, demonstrative clitics, clause-final demonstratives, particles and place adverbs).

Deixis and Demonstratives in Oceanic languages, G. Senft (ed.). Pacific Linguistics: Canberra. Demonstratives (abbreviated DEM) are words, such as this and that, used to indicate which entities are being referred to and to distinguish those entities from are typically deictic; their meaning depending on a particular frame of reference and cannot be understood without context.

Demonstratives are often used in spatial deixis (where the speaker or sometimes the listener are to. This volume explores the use of demonstratives in the structuring and management of discourse, and their role as engagement expressions, from a crosslinguistic perspective.

It seeks to establish which types of discourse-related functions are commonly encoded by demonstratives, beyond the well-established reference-tracking and deictic uses, and also investigates which members of.

In Demonstratives in Use, Michael Dunn and Sergio Meira (eds.). Wilkins, David (). Eliciting contrastive use of demonstratives for objects within close personal space (all objects well within arm's reach).

In Manual for the Field Season, David Wilkins (ed.), Nijmegen: Language and Cognition Group, Max Planck Institute.^In Classical Latin, the medial and distal forms are usually used as pejorative and laudative respectively.

^ Or his nationality, or the language or country he's talking about, etc.: e.g. in the set phrase the Queen's English = "standard" British English, "the language variety the Queen of England speaks", or at least is supposed to speak, regardless of where the speaker is located.deixis meaning: 1.

the use of a word or phrase whose meaning depends on who is talking, who they are talking to. Learn more.