Spatial Reference in Chantyal

Noonan, Michael

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Abstract

This paper will be organized as follows: First, the author provides a brief discussion of spatial relator expressions, constructions which can be used to locate a figure with respect to a ground; then he discusses static spatial relations and dynamic spatial relations, relating Chantyal in the process to Talmy’s typology of event types. In section 5, posture ex-pressions are discussed and in the 6th and the 7th parts the author provides a brief discussion of spatial deixis and an overview of frames of reference in describing spatial relations. The last section contains a summary and discussion of the facts presented in the paper.

Document type: Article
Date: 2005
Version: Primary publication
Date Deposited: 8 December 2008
DDC-classification: Other languages
Controlled Subjects: Chantel-Sprache, Raum, Semantik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chantyal , Adjektiv , Räumliche Beziehung, Chantyal Language , Spatial Relation
Subject (classification): Linguistics
Countries/Regions: Nepal
Series: People > Electronic Publications by Michael Noonan
Volume: 11