Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

The Social Origins of Language

By Daniel Dor

Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

By Thomas Hoffmann

This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'


New from Brill!

ad

Free Access 4 You

Free access to several Brill linguistics journals, such as Journal of Jewish Languages, Language Dynamics and Change, and Brill’s Annual of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics.


Academic Paper


Title: Fallacy in Tribal Names: Jarawa, Onge and Sentinelese
Author: Sreenathan M
Email: click here to access email
Institution: Anthropological Survey of India
Linguistic Field: Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language: Jarawa
Önge
Sentinel
Abstract: This ethnolinguistic endeavour is a departure from the conventional use of tribal names such as Jarawa, Onge and Sentinelese. It is concerned with the relationship between the purport and the name as well as the ethnic identity and its distorted signification in the diachronic context. Nothing seems more basic than the dilemma that the Jarawas and Onges do not recognize their popularised name which was observed by Cipriani. And it may spell confusion crystallized between the name and the respective remain as permanent paradoxes. This article is an attempt to trace out the origin and evolution of the tribal names through which the Kernel identity can be reassessed which would help to open a new dialogue in the cultural history of the negrito of Andaman.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Venue: Man in India ISSN 0025-1569
Publication Info: 1996, vol. 76, no3, pp. 53-261


Back
Add a new paper
Return to Academic Papers main page
Return to Directory of Linguists main page