Representing space in Oceania: culture in language and mind
Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 260 pages
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absolute spatial reference absolute system addressee Alune Ambae Ambon analysis Austronesian languages axes behaviour boundary between land breadfruit cardinal chief cliticised coast cognitive common nouns conceptual conceptualisation constructions context cross axis culture deictic deictic centre deixis denote movement described direction east east-west example fale frame of reference front function grammar grammaticalised Guugu Yimidhirr hage Halmahera Hawaiian hivo indicate island Kwaio landward landward-seaward axis Levinson lexified linguistic location nouns locative nouns Longgu Maewo marked meaning Milner motion motivated Niuean noun phrase Oceania Oceanic languages orthogonal Pacific Linguistics perceptually personal names placenames Pohnpei Pohnpeian point-field Polynesian Polynesian languages preposition relations relative relatum representations salient Samoan seaward Senft Seram side social space spatial nouns spatial reference system spatial relationships spatial systems speaker specific spoken status structure syntactic system of spatial Taniwel Tongan tulafale Tzeltal undifferentiated traverse Vava'u verb village zone