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Studies in Language Origins

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Origin,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJan Wind (Editor), Bernhard H. Bichakjian (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8577312M
    ISBN 101556190654
    ISBN 109781556190650


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The study of the origins of language, as we learn in this book, is in many ways a new field. It is a field which involves not only linguistics, but also biology, anthropology, computer science, and so on. Christine Kenneally tries to cover the specific points of contention as she reviews the field, Cited by:   The question of language origin has fascinated people for years.

The contributions in the present book stem primarely from the papers presented at the Third International Meeting of the Language Origins Society (LOS) held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, June Pages: The Origins of Meaning: Language in the Light of Evolution (Studies in the Evolution of Language Book 8) - Kindle edition by Hurford, James R.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Origins of Meaning: Language in the Light of Evolution (Studies in the Evolution of Language Book 8).4/4(2).

Alternatively, following a Hindu tradition, language came from Sarasvati, wife of Brahma, creator of the universe. Recommend this book Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's : George Yule.

The Study of Language - by George Yule January We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Things might have been different if this book were available then: unlike most books about language evolution, Ruhlen's Origin of Language actually gets you involved in applying standard linguistic techniques to carefully chosen examples--by the end of the book, you will have constructed a family tree of the world's languages.

And you needn't Cited by: The origins of language The suspicion does not appear improbable that the progenitors of man, either the males or females, or both sexes, before they had acquired the power of expressing their mutual love in articulate language, endeavoured to charm each other with musical notes and rhythm.

Darwin (). Studies in Language (SL) provides a forum for the discussion of issues in contemporary linguistics, with a particular focus on empirically well-grounded research in the functionalist tradition that recognizes the diversity and variability of human languages and of communication patterns, the historical dynamics of languages, and the embedding of language in both social practices and cognition.

The book presents an explanation of a very fascinating topic: how human languages change over time. When you consider that French, Spanish and Italian all started as dialects of the same language, you know something interesting underlies language by: The origin of language and its evolutionary emergence in the human species have been subjects of speculation for several centuries.

The topic is difficult to study because of the lack of direct evidence. Consequently, scholars wishing to study the origins of language must draw inferences from other kinds of evidence such as the fossil record, archaeological evidence, contemporary language.

Ostler’s book shows how certain lucky languages joined humankind in its spread across the world.” (John McWhorter) “What an extraordinary odyssey the author of this superb work embarked upon.” (Literary Review) “Covers more rambunctious territory than any other single volume I’m aware of A wonderful ear for the project’s poetry.” Cited by: Studies in language origins.

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Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. The Early Theories on Vocal Language Origins: La-la, Bow-wow There are six principal theories that were made between the late s to the early s which were meant to explain the origins of the words used in vocal : Alicia Mcdermott.

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Please tell us more about Dying Words. This book is a history of world languages which focuses on the small languages that make up about 96% of all spoken languages but are spoken by only about 4% of the world’s population. IGNOU has officially started the promotion of digital study material by offering a 15% Fee Discount to those students who select soft copy or digital books as a preference of IGNOU Study Material.

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It follows, then, as in the study of biological sciences, linguistics aims to identify the abstract properties of the biological object under study—human language—and the mechanisms that govern its organization. This has the goal set in the earliest state-File Size: KB. 1 Introduction to the Linguistic Study of Language key concepts Who these books are for These books are about language, but specifically about the English language.

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John Dee, the Influential Occultist Dr. John Dee,was an occultist, mathematician, astronomer and astrologer who lived in Mort Lake, West London for most of his life. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Chiefly papers presented at the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Language Origins Society in Saint Petersburg, Russia, held July 12 thro at Oranienbaum, located outside Saint Petersburg.

As a companion to the journal Historiographia Linguistica “Studies in the History of the Language Sciences” (SiHoLS) is a series of book-length scholarly works in the history of linguistic thought. Although its emphasis is on the Western tradition from antiquity to the modern day, it also includes, and welcomes, studies devoted to non-Western traditions.

It comprises monographs, selective. Language and Social History: Studies in South New Africa Books, lexical lexicon lexis male means mesolect Mesthrie mission missionaries mother-tongue multilingual Natal Nguni noun occur official language origin phonological pidgin political Pretoria Raidt reference Ronga SAIE semantic slang slaves social society sociolinguistic 4/5(1).

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an very inclusive introduction into the fields of linguistics, starts off with origins of language, aspects of language that is, phonetics phonology morphology, syntax and semantics, gives a wonderful basic explanation of the function of each. and then goes on to the wonderful stuff of applied linguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, first language acquisition, second language, language 4/5.

This best-selling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language. Assuming no prior knowledge in the subject, Yule presents information in short, bite-sized sections, introducing the major concepts in language study – from how children learn language to why men and women speak differently, through all the key elements of language.5/5(3).

I do have to point out that while I have found Merritt Ruhlen's The Origin of Language: Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue a very enlightening and at times very much enjoyable reading experience, I also have not really found the book all that linguistically convincing.

Now I do and fully admit that I am NOT a professional linguist by any stretch of the imagination/5. Buy The Origin of Language: Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue Annotated edition by Merritt Ruhlen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(18). It is published by John Benjamins Publishing Company and was established in Its managing editors are Balthasar Bickel (University of Zurich), Bernard Comrie (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and University of California, Santa Barbara), and Ekkehard König ( Discipline: Linguistics.

Designed for beginners, this best-selling textbook provides a thorough introduction to the study of language. It introduces the analysis of the key elements of language--sounds, words, structures and meanings, and provides a solid foundation in all of the essential topics.

The third edition has been extensively revised to include new sections on important contemporary issues in language study /5(13). Psycholinguistics or psychology of language is the study of the interrelation between linguistic factors and psychological aspects.

The field is concerned with psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend and produce discipline is mainly concerned with the mechanisms in which languages are processed and represented in the mind and brain.

Studies such as Lakoff's have been labeled the "deficit approach", since they posit that one gender is deficient in terms of the other. Descriptions of women's speech as deficient can actually be dated as far back as Otto Jespersen's "The Woman", a chapter in his book Language: Its Nature and Development, and : (See verb page).

I have read quite a lot of books and papers on linguistics, from dense theoretical textbooks to breezy popular works, both during my undergraduate career as a linguistics major, during my work at a small speech-synthesis software company, and for.

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