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By Masako K. Hiraga, Chris Sinha, Sherman Wilcox

Cognitive linguistics is not anything if now not an interdisciplinary and comparative company. This assortment addresses either the results OF and the consequences FOR cognitive linguistics of psycholinguistic, computational, neuroscientific, cross-cultural and cross-linguistic research.

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Tyler, Stephen A. (ed) 1969. "Introduction". Cognitive Anthropology - Readings. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. Wescott, Roger. 1971 "Labio-velarity and derogation in English: A study in phonosemic correlation," American Speech 46: 123-136. Whorf, Benjamin Lee. 1956. Language, Thought, and Reality. (Edited by John P. ) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Wierzbicka, Anna. 1988. The Semantics of Grammar. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. FOXY CHICKS AND PLAYBOY BUNNIES: A CASE STUDY 23 Zubin, David A, and Klaus-Michael Köpke.

It is like saying that a long house consists primarily of the supporting poles at either end. Nevertheless, the opposition may have sali­ ence for Shona speakers sufficient to provide the structural supports for two large classes rather than the several smaller classes that might be needed to invoke all the central scenarios and spatial schémas that enter into the semantics of 5/6 and 9/10. Table 4: Some Shona Nouns for Chiefs, Mediums, Spirits, Lions, and Related Concepts Class 1/2 (mu-/va-), persons, members of tribesa mudzimu, vadzimu 'lineage spirit(s)'(F) see also, 3/4 muzimu 'thunder' (H) muroyi, varoyi 'evil spirit(s),' 'witch(es)'(L) munhu, vanhu 'person(s)'(H) muvuki 'soothsayer,' 'diviner who uses no special apparatus'(H,G) mutapi, vatapi 'captor'(H), 'assistant to medium'(L) mutongi 'ruler of people'(H) muchingi 'midwife'(H) 38 GARY B.

Languages differ as to what type of linguistic means they use to manifest DEFERENTIAL DISTANCE as well as what sort of DISTANCE they utilize, whether VERTICAL, HORIZONTAL, or TEMPORAL. Now, I would like to concentrate on honorific verb constructions in Japanese, and to show in detail how they relate to the metaphorical motivation of DISTANCE. Though honorifics are manifested in verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjec­ tives and adverbs in Japanese, verb honorification is syntactically the most com­ plicated and the most productive.

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