Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Joe Blythe

Topic — folk definitions (1 entries)

Folk Definitions of Ideophones

Ideophones are marked words that depict sensory imagery, for example English hippety-hoppety ‘in a limping and hobbling manner’ or Siwu mukumuku ‘mouth movements of a toothless person eating’. They typicallyMore →