DESIGNATION OF THINGS AND OBJECTS IN THE SALISHAN LANGUAGE COUEUR D’ALENE
In the present article the author presents the means of designation of things and objects in the Salishan language Coueur d’Alene. The author concludes that there is no need for Coueur d’Alene to have a word class of nouns to designate things and objects, one only needs a class of predicates to perform the function of reference. Such a designation of things and objects is determined by the fact that the Coueur d’Alene language belongs to the ‘language of microcommunities’ that does only with the rheme of the utterance.
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