L. Cerqueglini

Object-Based Selection of Spatial Frames of Reference in aş-Şāni Arabic

In 2003, S.C. Levinson defined spatial Frames of Reference as semantic and cognitive strategies used to project coordinate systems onto spatial arrays, in order to conceptualize and linguistically describe angular relations. Since then, several descriptions of referential styles worldwide have been produced, mostly focused on the language-to-cognition correlation, within the dispute between Universalism and Determinism. Such an intellectual dicho...