LINGUIST List 15.3145
Tue Nov 09 2004
Qs: Minimal Pairs in Uighur; MacLaury on Hungarian
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Minimal Pairs in Uighur [UIG]
MacLaury on Hungarian
Message 1: Minimal Pairs in Uighur [UIG]
From: Jennifer Seale <jenmsealehotmail.com>
Subject: Minimal Pairs in Uighur [UIG]
I'm working on Uighur phonology and am trying to find a good source for
minimal pairs in Uighur. Any ideas? Also, would love to talk with people
about the Uighur language in general. Feel free to e-mail me at
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Message 2: MacLaury on Hungarian
From: Adam Glaz <adam.glazumcs.lublin.pl>
Subject: MacLaury on Hungarian
In 1997 Rob MacLaury, Judit Almási and Zoltán Kövecses published a paper in
Semiotica on the relationship between the Hungarian words for ''red'':
piros and vöros. One of the Hungarian expressions they list is ''piros mint
as alma'', which is glossed as 'red as an apple'. It is said to refer to a
person's health, but - not being a speaker of Hungarian - I don't know in
what sense. Could someone update me?
UMCS, Lublin, Poland
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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