9780199661213

Motion Encoding in Language and Space

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199661213

  • ISBN 10:

    0199661219

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/22/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This book brings together researchers in linguistics, computer science, psychology and cognitive science to investigate how motion is encoded in language. The book is divided into two parts. Part I considers the parameters at play in motion encoding (including directed motion) by presenting new research on Estonian, English, Norwegian, Bulgarian, Italian, German, Russian, Persian, and Tamil. Part II investigates the way in which different levels of spatial resolution or granularityplay a role in the encoding of motion in language.

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