Destiny and motivation in language : studies in psycholinguistics and glossodynamics /

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Author / Creator:Roback, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965.
Imprint:Cambridge, Mass : Sci-Art Publishers, [©1954]
Description:474 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject:Language and languages.
Language and languages.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Other form:Online version: Roback, A.A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965. Destiny and motivation in language. Cambridge, Mass., Sci-Art Publishers [©1954]
Table of Contents:
  • I. Fate, chance, coincidence, and destiny
  • II. Destiny in names
  • III. Phoney etymology
  • IV. The voco-sensory origin of language
  • V. Shmoo and shmo: the psychoanalytic implications
  • VI. The 'st' phonex
  • VII. The 'ng' phonex
  • VIII. The hand that gives and the hand that takes
  • IX. General framework of the semitic languages
  • X. The semantic structure of the Hebrew root
  • XI. Linguistic dominants
  • XII. Dialects of the verb
  • XIII. The impersonal English
  • XIV. The prepositional American
  • XV. Insinuatives
  • XVI. Dialectal homologues
  • XVII. National characteristics in language
  • XVIII. The psychology of slang
  • XIX. Psychological explorations of linguistics
  • XX. Psychological linguistics in the United States
  • XXI. What is psycholinguistics?
  • XXII. The cumula
  • XXIII. Simulates.