The Grammaticalizacion of Body Part Terms in Two Varieties of Zapotec

Date:
2012
Extent:
pages 57-75
Description:
This article describes how body part terms in both Chichicapan and Coatecas Atlas Zapotec have become grammaticalized to function as prepositions. There is special focus on the uses for the term 'face'.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Relation Text:
Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle; Sonnenschein, Aaron Huey, eds., Expressing location in Zapotec. Studies in Native American Linguistics 61; Münich, Germany: LINCOM GmbH. 9783895861550
Entry Number:
53378