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Title: Mice Are Men: Language and Society Among the Murle of Sudan
Written By: Jonathan E. Arensen
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Oxford doctoral thesis exposes close correspondences between Murle (Sudan) language and Murle culture. Discussion includes basic and extended meanings, meanings by associations, idioms, names, colors, numbers, time, grammatical categories, ideophones, meaning in grammar, discourse, culture heroes, etc.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: SIL International Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Murle
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0883126060
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Pages: 362
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