By Gunter Senft
Universal one of the world's languages is the phenomenon of type, a in part or totally grammatical department of the noun lexicon into specific periods that finally derives from the human have to classify and filter out info on quite a few degrees whereas speaking. during this booklet, Senft describes and develops a grammar of classificatory debris in Kilivila, an Austronesian language of the Trobriand Islanders in Papua New Guinea. Drawing mostly on his anthropological and linguistic fieldwork within the islands, and emphasizing using classifiers in a social context, Senft offers quantitative information and a statistical profile of the prestige and use of those debris, and the classifier method that employs them.
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