Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Olivier le Guen

Preliminary ‘Come’ and ‘Go’ Questionnaire

The encoding of apparently ‘simple’ movement concepts such as ‘COME’ and ‘GO’ can differ widely across languages (e.g., in regard to specifying direction of motion relative to the speaker). This questionnaire is used to identify the range of use of basic motion verbs in a language, and investigate semantic parameters that are involved in high frequency ‘COME’ and ‘GO’-like terms.


Field Manual entry
Preliminary Come And Go Questionnaire (748.27 kB)

How to cite this resource?

Wilkins, David & Deborah Hill. 1993. Preliminary 'come' and 'go' questionnaire. In Stephen C. Levinson (ed.), Cognition and space kit (version 1.0): July 1993, 29-46. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.

Volume 1993 , filed under Space project.
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