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Portuguese term or phrase:classificadores que trazem conceitos
English translation:classifiers that signify concepts...
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10:06 Jun 28, 2007
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Portuguese term or phrase: classificadores que trazem conceitos
classificadores que trazem conceitos

Entretanto, o comportamento dos classificadores em Lakondê não se enquadra inteiramente na proposta dessa autora, por demonstrar pelo menos dois aspectos de desacordo : primeiro, devido à existência de um mesmo conjunto de morfemas presos, funcionando nos diferentes processos de classificação, quais sejam: classificação numeral, classificação genitiva, classificação verbal e classificação nominal. Segundo, no que diz respeito à semântica dos classificadores, uma vez que, por se tratar de um só conjunto de morfemas, apenas corresponde a um dos três tipos de grupos semânticos apresentados por Grinevald: aquele que expressa qualidades físicas do referente, englobando, neste, os **classificadores que trazem conceitos** de ‘forma’ e ‘consistência’, os quais individualizam o referente em todos os tipos de construções que operam.

However, the behavior of the Lakondê classifiers does not entirely conform to this author’s proposal as there are at least two phenomena that it fails to account for. First, owing to the existence of an identical set of bound morphemes, which function in the different classification processes, namely: numeral classification, genitive classification, verbal classification, and nominal classification. Second, with regards to the semantics of classifiers, since they are a single set of morphemes, they can only correspond to one of the three types of semantic groups presented by Ginevald: that which expresses physical qualities of the referent, includinig the classifiers that concern ‘form’ and ‘consistency’, effectively singling out the referent in all constructions in which they operate
zabrowa
Local time: 23:37
classifiers that signify concepts...
Explanation:
Normally I would say 'entail' or 'invoke', but here I think it's a little different.

I'll have to answer the rest of this question tomorrow - it's too late!



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Note added at 1 day17 hrs (2007-06-30 03:46:48 GMT)
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Or better "that signify **the** concepts...""

"However, the behiavior of classifiers in Lakondê differs from this author's explanation in two respects. First, there is just a single set of bound morphemes, and it participates in several classification processes: numeral, genitive, verbal, and nominal classification. Second, with regard to the semantics of the classifiers, because it's only one morpheme set, it only corresponds to one of the three types of semantic groups proposed by Grinevald - i.e., the one that expresses physical qualities of the referent, including classifiers that signify the concepts '‘form’ and ‘consistency', which individualize the referent in all the construction types in which they are found.
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classifiers that signify concepts...


Explanation:
Normally I would say 'entail' or 'invoke', but here I think it's a little different.

I'll have to answer the rest of this question tomorrow - it's too late!



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Note added at 1 day17 hrs (2007-06-30 03:46:48 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Or better "that signify **the** concepts...""

"However, the behiavior of classifiers in Lakondê differs from this author's explanation in two respects. First, there is just a single set of bound morphemes, and it participates in several classification processes: numeral, genitive, verbal, and nominal classification. Second, with regard to the semantics of the classifiers, because it's only one morpheme set, it only corresponds to one of the three types of semantic groups proposed by Grinevald - i.e., the one that expresses physical qualities of the referent, including classifiers that signify the concepts '‘form’ and ‘consistency', which individualize the referent in all the construction types in which they are found.

Muriel Vasconcellos
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