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Language; its nature, development and origin

Otto Jespersen

Language; its nature, development and origin

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taal,
  • Language and languages,
  • Taalwetenschap,
  • Langage et langues

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Otto Jespersen
    SeriesThe Norton library -- N229
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP105 .J45 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448 p.
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24959551M
    OCLC/WorldCa191175


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This early work Otto Jespersen was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Language: Its Nature, Development, and Origin' is a scholarly study in the area of linguistics.

Otto Jespersen was born in Randers, Denmark on 16th July He worked as an academic at Copenhagen University and rose to the position of. Language book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This book was first published in /5. Jespersen's choice of the title for a book dealing with language is an interesting one indeed: one would assume "Origin" may precede "Development", itself leading to an analysis of whatever "Nature" is referred to.

The misogynistic preconceptions infecting grammatical reading are peerless. A classic/5. Jespersen's choice of the title for a book dealing with language is an interesting one indeed: one would assume "Origin" may precede "Development", itself leading to an analysis of whatever "Nature" is referred to/5(3).

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The topic is difficult to study because of the lack of direct evidence. Consequently, scholars wishing to study the origins of language must draw inferences from other kinds of evidence such as the fossil record, archaeological evidence, contemporary. The Nature of Language.

What is Language. Language is a system for communicating. Written languages use symbols (that is, characters) to build words.

The entire set of words is the language's vocabulary. The ways in which the words can be meaningfully combined is defined by the language's syntax and grammar. This book contains a detailed exploration of language, being an analysis of its nature, development, and origin.

This fascinating text contains a wealth of information on the subject of linguistics, and will appeal to students and those with a keen interest in the subject.4/5(1). The benefits of individual aspects of the technique for language development are discussed including the timing and relevance of input to the child, imitation, adult contingent responsivity Author: Inge-Marie Eigsti.

Language. Its Nature, Development and Origin: By Prof. Otto Jespersen. (Allen & Unwin, London,pp. Price 18/-) Review by: E. This is recognised to be one of the most important books ever written on the subject.

We shall not pretend to review it from a philological point of view, and can only briefly indicate its general scope. Sex & Language Stereotypes through the Ages. Mark Liberman's recent posts on earnest but unsupported modern-day claims of profound gender-specific language differences keep reminding me of the unintentionally hilarious remarks by the great early 20th-century linguist Otto Jespersen on the subject, in his book Language: Its Nature, Development & Origin.

SUGGESTED READINGS Brook, G. A History of the English Language. New York: W.W. Norton and ^ompany, Inc., B urton, William H. Guidance of Learning Activities.

Or Major Transitions 3, if you is the general-reader-friendly version of the Nature paper and its companion book. Although there is some updating to take into account new material Author: Wallace Arthur.

Wayne Jackson I stayed up till AM reading Origin. The book has all the hallmarks of his Langdon series; vivid locations, historical tie-ins and a mad dash to more I stayed up till AM reading Origin.

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Life: its nature, origin, development, and the psychical related to the physical. English language, a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family that is closely related to Frisian, German, and Dutch languages. It originated in England and is the dominant language of the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand.

It has become the world’s lingua franca. The Number Concept: its Origin and Development. By Levi Leonard Conant 8vo. (New York and London: Macmillan and Co., )Cited by: As with evolution, the development of language is an irresistible force - though traditionalists invariably attempt to build barriers against change.

The useful word 'hopefully' (long available to Germans as hoffentlich, and meaning 'it is to be hoped that') has in recent years been steamrollered into the English language by the public against. In Prof. Kwesi Prah from Ghana described the development of Afrikaans as one of the three language wonders of the world.

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Besides South Asia, Urdu is also spoken by large numbers of immigrants in urban centres of Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Norway and Australia.

The language developed between the Muslim soldiers of the Mughals armies. ‘The structural nature of language removes the written word from a direct relationship with its physical referent.’ ‘Somehow the idea was that you learn your language through speaking it, and knowing what a noun and a verb are is a distraction.’ ‘Generally speaking, language provides our primary method of communication.’.

Evolutionary science has long viewed language as, basically, a fortunate accident—a crossing of wires that happened to be extraordinarily useful, setting humans apart from other animals and onto a trajectory that would see their brains (and the products of those brains) become increasingly complex.

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In the Western world the study of language began as a philosophical inquiry into origins.1 The Greeks (Third and Fourth Century B.C.) initiated the study of language essentially to explain its origin.

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Such a system including its rules for combining its components, such as words. Such a system as used by a nation, people, or other distinct community; often contrasted with dialect. The roots of American Sign Language (ASL) run fairly deep.

Although early Greek writings refer to manual communication, no one knows whether those writings refer to just a few gestures or an actual alternative language using signs. Hippocrates studied deafness, and Socrates believed that it was a natural occurrence for Deaf people to communicate manually.

Franz Oppenheimer (–) was a German-Jewish sociologist and political economist, best known for his work on the fundamental sociology of the state.

His book The State: Its History and Development Viewed Sociologically was the prototype for Albert Jay Nock's writing, for Frank Chodorov's work, and even for the theoretical edifice that. English has its roots in the languages of the Germanic peoples of northern Europe.

During the Roman Empire, most of the Germanic-inhabited area remained independent from Rome, although some southwestern parts were within the Germanics served in the Roman military, and troops from Germanic tribes such as the Tungri, Batavi, Menapii and Frisii served in .Nature,” that is, whether language is something that we do with an inborn language device, or whether it is the product of (innate) abilities that are not specific to language.

In the pages that follow, we will explore current knowledge about the psychology, neurology and development of language from this point of view. WeFile Size: KB.