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Metaphor and nation

metaphors Afrikaners live by

by ReneМЃ Dirven

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Language and culture -- South Africa.,
    • Metaphor.,
    • Afrikaans language -- Figures of speech.,
    • Afrikaans language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Dutch.,
    • Dutch language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Afrikaans.,
    • English language -- Influence on Afrikaans.,
    • Language policy -- South Africa.,
    • Afrikaans language -- Social aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-193).

      StatementRené Dirven.
      SeriesDuisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft,, Bd. 22 = Duisburg papers on research in language and culture, Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft ;, Bd. 22.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP35.5.S58 D57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 193 p. ;
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1226539M
      ISBN 10363147864X
      LC Control Number94227169

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