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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1983)

Document title

World distribution of basic words. (2) Cardinal numbers

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SUZUKI H. ;

Abstract

Areal similarities of words in case of cardinal numbers do not always decrease as the number increases. The factors concerned may not easily be conjectured. For example, the spectacular similarity of "5" among Austronesian languages cannot be explained simply with reference to "hand".

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Bulletin of the Department of geography, University of Tokyo Tokyo

Editor :

Millesime : 1983, vol. 15 [pp. 33-46]

Bibliographic references : 1 réf.

Language

Anglais

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