Bella Coola Deictic Roots

@article{Davis1976BellaCD,
  title={Bella Coola Deictic Roots},
  author={P. W. Davis and R. Saunders},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={1976},
  volume={42},
  pages={319 - 330}
}
  • P. W. Davis, R. Saunders
  • Published 1976
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • articles was deixis as expressed within an affixal system.3 We now take up the expression of deixis by means of verbal roots. There are two of these deictic roots in Bella Coola, Yaw and ?atu, that together constitute a formally unique set within the language.4 Semantically, they express a 1 Bella Coola is a Salishan language spoken on the north central coast of British Columbia, Canada. We wish especially to express our appreciation to Margaret Siwallace, Charles Snow, and Felicity Walkus… CONTINUE READING
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