The Resource Culture, body, and language : conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages, edited by Farzad Sharifian ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Culture, body, and language : conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages, edited by Farzad Sharifian ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

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Culture, body, and language : conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages
Title
Culture, body, and language
Title remainder
conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages
Statement of responsibility
edited by Farzad Sharifian ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The volume makes a significant contribution to the understanding of the intricate relationship between culture, body and language by focusing on conceptualizations of internal body organs in several languages. The studies explore how across various cultures internal body organs such as the heart have been used as the locus of conceptualizing feelings, thinking, knowing, etc. Such conceptualizations appear to be rooted in cultural systems such as ethnomedical and religious traditions. The volume engages with these themes using the analytical tools developed in cognitive linguistics and cognitive
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Is Subseries of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 306.44
  • 401
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P35
LC item number
.C83 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sharifian, Farzad
Series statement
Applications of cognitive linguistics,
Series volume
7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and culture
  • Human body and language
Label
Culture, body, and language : conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages, edited by Farzad Sharifian ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front matter; Table of contents; List of contributors; Culture and language: Looking for the "mind" inside the body; Gut feelings: Locating intellect, emotion and life force in the Thaayorre body; Did he break your heart or your liver? A contrastive study on metaphorical concepts from the source domain ORGAN in English and in Indonesian; Contrastive semantics and cultural psychology:English heart vs. Malay hati; Guts, heart and liver: The conceptualization of internal organs in Basque; The Chinese heart as the central faculty of cognition; The heart - What it means to the Japanese speakers
  • How to have a HEART in Japanese The Korean conceptualization of heart: An indigenous perspective; Conceptualizations of del 'heart-stomach' in Persian; Expressions concerning the heart (libba) in Northeastern Neo-Aramaic in relation to a Classical Syriac model of the temperament; Hearts and (angry) minds in Old English; To be in control: kind-hearted and cool-headed. The head-heart dichotomy in English; The heart as a source of semiosis: The case of Dutch; The heart and cultural embodiment in Tunisian Arabic; Back matter
Extent
1 online resource (444 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613396617
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000692126
  • (EBL)370726
  • (OCoLC)476206235
  • (SSID)ssj0000133797
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11954041
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000133797
  • (PQKBWorkID)10053889
  • (PQKB)10142621
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC370726
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000692126
Label
Culture, body, and language : conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages, edited by Farzad Sharifian ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front matter; Table of contents; List of contributors; Culture and language: Looking for the "mind" inside the body; Gut feelings: Locating intellect, emotion and life force in the Thaayorre body; Did he break your heart or your liver? A contrastive study on metaphorical concepts from the source domain ORGAN in English and in Indonesian; Contrastive semantics and cultural psychology:English heart vs. Malay hati; Guts, heart and liver: The conceptualization of internal organs in Basque; The Chinese heart as the central faculty of cognition; The heart - What it means to the Japanese speakers
  • How to have a HEART in Japanese The Korean conceptualization of heart: An indigenous perspective; Conceptualizations of del 'heart-stomach' in Persian; Expressions concerning the heart (libba) in Northeastern Neo-Aramaic in relation to a Classical Syriac model of the temperament; Hearts and (angry) minds in Old English; To be in control: kind-hearted and cool-headed. The head-heart dichotomy in English; The heart as a source of semiosis: The case of Dutch; The heart and cultural embodiment in Tunisian Arabic; Back matter
Extent
1 online resource (444 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613396617
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000692126
  • (EBL)370726
  • (OCoLC)476206235
  • (SSID)ssj0000133797
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11954041
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000133797
  • (PQKBWorkID)10053889
  • (PQKB)10142621
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC370726
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000692126

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