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Published by Foris Pubns USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • African Languages,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9504814M
    ISBN 109067653241
    ISBN 109789067653244

    Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning – that is, to distinguish or to inflect words. All verbal languages use pitch to express emotional and other paralinguistic information and to convey emphasis, contrast, and other such features in what is called intonation, but not all languages use tones to distinguish words or their inflections, . The chapter presents some of the similarities and differences between African American English (AAE) and Southern White English (SWE) in children using data from typically developing four- and six-year-olds who live in rural areas in southeastern Louisiana. Similarities between AAE and SWE include the many types of nonmainstream grammar structures that the children : Janna B. Oetting. Decompositional Approaches. The basic idea of the Natural Semantic Metalanguage approach (henceforth, NSM; Wierzbicka , ; Goddard & Wierzbicka ) is that word meaning is best described through the combination of a small set of elementary conceptual particles, known as semantic ic primes are primitive (i.e., not decomposable .


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