5 edition of Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes found in the catalog.
June 1995 by Mouton de Gruyter .
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Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes (Trends in Linguistics) (Studies in Anthropological Linguistics)Format: Hardcover. The psychological basis of syntactic iconicity Spatial structure as a syntactical or Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes book cognitive operation: Evidence from signing and nonsigning children Relationship between language and motor action.
Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes by Marge E. Landsberg,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes The Human Dimension. by Landsberg, Marge E.
Book Book Series. Frontmatter Pages I-IV. Get Access to Full Text Get Access to Full Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes book. Contents. Pages VII-X. Get Access to Full Text. Introduction. Pages Get Access to Full Text. Part I Syntactic iconicity in language.
Iconicity in the Cited by: DM This book contains papers on syntactic iconicity in Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes book, literature, psychology, and philosophy.
In the introduction, Landsberg challenges the general linguistic beliefthat language has an arbitrary system with fixed word order in language serialization manifested as freezes.
The discussions on syntactic iconicity published in Landsberg (ed., ) is another important turning point for the study of semantics, in which syntactic iconicity is studied from the standpoints of linguistics, literature, pyschology, sign language and philosophy.
Book. Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes book Edited by: Marge E. Landsberg Edition: Originally published Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton.
Relationship between language and motor action revisited was published in Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes on page The papers in this volume all explore one kind of functional explanation for various aspects of linguistic form – iconicity: linguistic forms are Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes book the way they are because they resemble the conceptual structures they are used to convey, or, linguistic structures resemble each other because the different conceptual domains they represent are thought of.
The linguistic study of sign languages, which began in the early s, has made a special contribution to the study of the role of iconicity in language, since sign languages are capable of much greater iconic expressions than are spoken languages.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. 'Natural syntax,' the title of the book, appears to Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes book references to biology, psychology, and sociology.
`Syntax' does not appear in the index, but seems to be `natural' in to the degree that utterances are sort of physical-biological or sort Cited by: Iconicity in the basic serialization rules of Modern German / John O.
Askedal --Iconicity, markedness, and processing constraints in frozen locations / David Birdsong --Nonarbitrariness and iconicity: Coding possibilities / Franz Dotter --On language internal iconicity / Joseph H.
Greenberg --Semantic constraints on phonologically independent. Syntactic iconicity in psychology --Motor theory of language in relation to syntax --The psychological basis of syntactic iconicity --Spatial structure as a syntactical or a cognitive operation: Evidence from signing and nonsigning children --Relationships between language and motor action revisited --Preservation of syntactic icons in Alzheimerâ€?s disease --Aphasia and syntactic iconicity.
In linguistics, as in semiotics, iconicity is the conceived similarity between the form of a linguistic sign and its meaning. This book covers all aspects of linguistic iconicity in both spoken and signed languages, including definitions of all the relevant concepts and explanations of significant iconic words and expressions, and brief summaries of the contents.
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11 Jul Hardback. US$ Add to basket. 5% off/5(14). This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. In Syntactic iconicity and linguistic freezes: Word frequency and word order in freezes.
Linguistics 27 / 3. A comprehensive theory that takes the cognitive view of language in a new direction, based upon how linguistic signs relate to one another at different levels of consciousness. Detailed analyses are provided to explain how archetypes structure meaning in both the grammatical and lexical : Book Reviews Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes: The Human Dimension.
Edited by MARGE E. LANDSBERG. Studies in Anthropological Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, Pp. ix + DM (cloth). Reviewed by Linda Schwartz, Indiana University In her acknowledgments, editor Marge E. Landsberg notes that the core of this volume is.
The book is ideal for researchers and advanced students working in English linguistics, syntax and psycholinguistics, and due to the multifactorial methodology applied it will be of particular interest to quantitatively minded corpus by: 2. Iconicity can be contrasted with “arbitrariness.” What we now call “iconicity” was until fairly recently restricted to mainly onomatopoeia.
Accepting double articulation as an unchallengeable universal, John Haiman argues that there is no constant correlation between submorphemic sounds and meanings. This article argues with Haiman in maintaining that iconicity is not to.
The Genesis of Language. Marge E. The choice of the topic on syntax is influenced by the difficulty that is experienced while learning a foreign language (Smith, ). Most of the learners of a language have problems in the topic of syntax than all other topics in the study of any language.
Book Reviews; Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes: The Human Dimension (Marge E. Landsberg, editor) Linda Schwartz: ; The Dialogic Emergence of Culture (Dennis Tedlock and Bruce Mannheim, editors) Regna Darnell: ; Constructing Panic: The Discourse of Agoraphobia (Lisa Capps and Elinor Ochs) A.
Jamie Saris: The iconicity of ‘dative shift’ in English: Considerations from information flow in discourse. In Landsberg, Marge E.
(ed.), Syntactic iconicity and linguistic freezes: The human dimension, – Berlin and New York: Mouton de by: 4. Brings together 14 papers on various aspects of iconicity in language.
Divided into four parts, the text covers the history of linguistics, semiotic theory, language description and linguistic theory, and sign systems other than verbal : Iconicity in Syntax: Proceedings of a symposium on iconicity in syntax, Stanford, June(Typological Studies in Language) [John Haiman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
The papers in this volume all explore one kind of functional explanation for various aspects of linguistic form – iconicity: linguistic forms are frequently the way they.
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NATURAL SYNTAX: ICONICITY AND EROSION (CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN LINGUISTICS) By John Haiman - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. This study is conducted using the NSM (Natural Semantic Metalanguage) methodology, which seeks to explicate complex language-specific concepts into configurations of simple universal concepts (Goddard, ; Goddard & Wierzbicka, a; cf.
Ye, ). The study has three main dimensions. It begins by turning the lens of NSM semantic analysis onto a set of words that. Linguistic atlases and grammar: The investigation and description of regional variation in English syntax.
In Kirk, John, Sanderson, Stewart & Widdowson, John D. (eds.), Studies in linguistic geography: The dialects of English in Britain and Ireland, –Cited by: 7.
“Iconicity in the Lexicon and its Relevance for a Theory of Morphology”, in Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes: The Human Dimension, ed. Landsberg. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, (I). Contrary to traditional grammar, a more cautious outlook on language is provided.
Language can no longer be generalised as a loose symbolic connection a la Saussure. Arbitrariness (with a capital A) is becoming a linguistic history. Syntactic iconicity in freezes is a case in point (cf.
Landsberg Introduction). Language and Cognition is the official journal of the UK Cognitive Linguistics Association.
It is a venue for the publication of high quality peer-reviewed research focusing on the interface between language and cognition. It is open to research from the full range of subject disciplines, theoretical backgrounds, and analytical frameworks that.
William Croft is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester. His books include Studies in Typology and Diachrony for Joseph H. Greenberg (edited with Keith Denning and Suzanne Kemmer, ), Typology and Universals (Cambridge, ), Syntactic Categories and Grammatical Relations: the Cognitive Organization of Information (), Explaining Language Cited by:.
In functional-cognitive pdf, as well as in semiotics, iconicity is the conceived similarity or analogy between the form of a sign (linguistic or otherwise) and its meaning, as opposed to principles: Quantity principle: conceptual complexity corresponds to formal complexity; Proximity principle: conceptual distance tends to match with linguistic distance.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: Naturalness and iconicity in language / Ludovic De Cuypere and Klaas Willems --Philosophical naturalism and linguistic epistemology / Lia Formigari --Prolegomena to a general theory of iconicity Considerations on language.
John Haiman is ebook the director of the Linguistics Program at Macalester. Haiman has done research on syntactic change in Germanic languages, the grammar of Hua (Papua New Guinea), iconicity in syntax, the rhaeto-romance languages of Switzerland and Italy, and Khmer.