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Animal names.

Edited by Alessandro Minelli, Gherardo Ortalli e Glauco Sanga.


Alessandro MINELLI, Classifications, hierarchies, taxonomies, naming;
Brent BERLIN, "Just another fish story?" Size-symbolic properties of fish names;
Franco CREVATIN, Bawlé ways of thinking (Ivory Coast): generalisations and contextuality;
Gareth J. DYKE - Julia D. SIGWART, A search for a ?smoking gun?: no need for an alternative to the Linnaean system of classification;
Michel LAURIN, The advantages of Phylogenetic Nomenclature over Linnean Nomenclature;
John B.TRUMPER, Classification, ethnoclassification and some reflexions on European rodents and hawks in folk culture;
Marta MADDALON, The tame/ wild dichotomy in ethnology and ethno-linguistics;
Luciano GIANNELLI, Essential singular in animal name;
Colin P. GROVES, Domestic and wild mammals: naming and identity;
Tim INGOLD, Naming as storytelling: speaking of animals among the Koyukon of Alaska;
Gerard TOFFIN, Cow/buffalo: a significant opposition in the Indian and Himalayan world;
John B. TRUMPER, Markedness, symbolic use and genesis of animal terms, from the point of view of the tame/ wild dichotomy;
Rita CAPRINI, Meaning, semantics, taboo, onomasiology and etymology;
Mario ALINEI, Names of animals, animals as names: synthesis of a research;
Michel CONTINI, Zoonyms of phonosymbolical origin: classifying and interpretation matters;
Jean-Philippe DALBERA, The reproductive cycle of zoonyms;
Glauco SANGA, The wolf and the fox: which is the ?real? name of the animals? With a theory on totemism;
Edward TUTTLE, Zoonymic evolution in the face of accepted structural drift;
Nicole REVEL, The symbolism of animals? names: analogy, metaphor, totemism;
Marlene ALBERT-LLORCA, The use of metaphors and analogies in our understanding of the animal world: the Catalan corpus on birds and fishes;
William BRIGHT, Animal names in native northwestern California.
Florence BRUNOIS, Man or animal: who copies who? Interspecific empathy and imitation among the Kasua of New Guinea;
Diego POLI, Herdsmen and animals. A cultural correspondence in the Indo-European area;
Nicole REVEL, Palawan highlanders and Dayaks of Borneo: human beings and birds, their relation;
Franca TAMISARI - John, BRADLEY, To have and to give the law. Animal names, place and event;
Alberto ZAMBONI, Contact and substitution: introductory remarks;
Liliane BODSON, Naming the exotic animals in ancient Greek and Latin;
Alessandro MINELLI - Philip K. TUBBS, Reciprocal loan between vernacular and scientific names of animals;
Gherardo ORTALLI, Naming animals in the middle ages, between crisis and recovery;
Domenico SILVESTRI, Animals names in the Indo-mediterranean cultural space.

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  • Series: Varie - Atti Convegni
  • Pages: 574 p.
  • Size: 15,7x24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Publication date: 2004
  • Publisher: IVSLA
  • Ref: 8888143386

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