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Title: Body Terminology: A key to the lexical treasure of the Jarawa
Author: Sreenathan M
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Institution: Anthropological Survey of India
Linguistic Field: Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language: Jarawa
Abstract: The present study is an attempt to account the body terminology of a least known paleolithic remnant named the Jarwas of the Andaman Islands. The study has explored the humanised experiences of the body in the cognitive construct. Keeping the view that body terminology is the label of body awareness, it is focussed on the structure and taxonomy to detect the morphemic configuration and basic taxonomic devices characterised in the Jarwa body terminology. It is observed that the Jarwa recognise their body parts as part of body and objectivise it as a reality attached to a human and hence their body terminology is expressed in bound forms. Moreover, the findings of this study has further extended to reassess Brown's hypothesis on origin of the Andaman Islanders.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Publication Info: Journal of Anthropological Survey of India. 1997. 46:1-15


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