Some Kewa metaphors: body parts as automobile parts

Statement of Responsibility:
Franklin, Karl J
Series Issue:
2003-005
Date:
2003
Part Of Series:
SIL Electronic Working Papers 2003-005
Extent:
8 pages
Abstract:

The Kewa people of the Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, saw their first vehicle in 1960. This article demonstrates their creativeness in using metaphors that draw upon body part names and associating those names with certain parts of vehicles.

Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Papua New Guinea
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Work Type:
Subject:
Metaphors
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Entry Number:
7881