Abstract

Languages of several families of southwestern Amazonia have a set of vocative terms for calling tamed animals kept as pets. These vocatives are mostly unrelated to the referential nouns for the species and more likely than other words to be borrowed between unrelated languages.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1944-6527
Print ISSN
0003-5483
Pages
pp. 209-243
Launched on MUSE
2010-10-15
Open Access
No
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