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Edward Sapir (1884–1939).  Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech.  1921.

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Labial trills, 53
Language: associations in, 38, 39; associations underlying elements of, 10, 11; auditory cycle in, 17; concepts expressed in, 12; a cultural function, 2, 10; definition of, 7; diversity of, 2123; elements of, 2438; emotion expressed in, 3941; feeling-tones in, 41, 42; grammatical concepts of, 86126; grammatical processes of, 5985; historical aspects of, 157204; imitations of sounds, not evolved from, 5, 6; influences on, exotic, 205220; interjections, not evolved from, 5; literature and, 236247; modifications and transfers of typical form of, 1721; an “overlaid” function, 8; psycho-physical basis of, 8, 9; race, culture and, 221235; simplification of experience in, 11, 12; sounds of, 4358; structure of, 127156; thought and, 1217, 232, 233; universality of, 2123; variability of, 157165; volition expressed in, 3941
Larynx, 4850
Lateral sounds, 52, 53
Latin: attribution, 101; concord, 121; infixing, 26, 75; influence of, 206, 207, 215, 216; objective -m, 119, 120; order of words, 65, 66, 123; plurality, 100; prefixes and suffixes, 71; reduplicated perfects, 82, 216; relational concepts expressed, 101, 102; sentence-word, 33, 36; sound as word in, single, 24; structure, 151, 154; style, 243, 244; suffixing character, 134, 137; syntactic nature of sentence, 116, 118; synthetic character, 135, 137; verse, 244, 245, 246; word and element in, analysis of, 27, 29, 30
Lettish, 49
Leveling, phonetic, 193, 194, 195. See Analogical leveling.
Lips, 48; action of, 52, 53
Literature, compensations in, formal, 246, 247; language and, 42, 236247; levels in, linguistic, 237241; medium of, language as, 236, 237; science and, 238240
Literature, determinants of: linguistic, 240, 241; metrical, 244246; morphological, 241244; phonetic, 241
Lithuanian, 55, 175, 183
Localism, 161
Localization of speech, 8, 9
Loucheux (N. Amer.), 71; L. Indians, 228
Lungs, 48
Luther, German of, 192
 


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