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Language Index

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This index presents a list of languages relevant to the body in language. The book provides theoretical reflections on grammaticalization, lexical semantics, philosophy, multimodal communication as well as on cognitive linguistics in general. Case studies discuss the embodiment in a wide range of languages and from diverse cultures on various continents. The interplay of language, culture and the human body has developed into a major field of study in semantics in the past decades. Much of this research has been conducted within the framework of Cognitive Linguistics.

Keywords: cognitive linguistics; grammaticalization; language; lexical semantics; multimodal communication; philosophy



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