The interplay between local and wider geographical uses of directional terms in West Greenlandic

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The interplay between local and wider geographical uses of directional terms in West Greenlandic. / Trondhjem, Naja Blytmann; Fortescue, Michael David.

2010. Paper præsenteret ved Hunter-Gatherers and Sematic Categories: An interdisciplinary workshop on Theory, Method and Documentation, Neuwied, Tyskland.

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Trondhjem, NB & Fortescue, MD 2010, 'The interplay between local and wider geographical uses of directional terms in West Greenlandic', Paper fremlagt ved Hunter-Gatherers and Sematic Categories: An interdisciplinary workshop on Theory, Method and Documentation, Neuwied, Tyskland, 30/05/2010 - 04/06/2010.

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Trondhjem, N. B., & Fortescue, M. D. (2010). The interplay between local and wider geographical uses of directional terms in West Greenlandic. Paper præsenteret ved Hunter-Gatherers and Sematic Categories: An interdisciplinary workshop on Theory, Method and Documentation, Neuwied, Tyskland.

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Trondhjem NB, Fortescue MD. The interplay between local and wider geographical uses of directional terms in West Greenlandic. 2010. Paper præsenteret ved Hunter-Gatherers and Sematic Categories: An interdisciplinary workshop on Theory, Method and Documentation, Neuwied, Tyskland.

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Trondhjem, Naja Blytmann ; Fortescue, Michael David. / The interplay between local and wider geographical uses of directional terms in West Greenlandic. Paper præsenteret ved Hunter-Gatherers and Sematic Categories: An interdisciplinary workshop on Theory, Method and Documentation, Neuwied, Tyskland.

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