Language and Culture - Chapter 2 - student version

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Unformatted text preview: 9/20/2009 1 Anthropology 2245 Read HanunoColor Categories by Conklin Workbook pg 16-19 Answer questions 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 Workbook pg 20-22 Submit at the beginning of next class, Sept 28, 2009 Please remember to write/type them on a separate page, not in your workbook Make sure your name is on it and that you submit your own work Different languages encapsulate different views of the world Inuit Types of seals Different words for types of seals which English describes with adjectives Snow terms About a dozen terms aniu packed snow mixik very soft snow natibvik snowdrift mavsa snowdrift overhang, ready to fall nutabaq fresh powder snow pukak sugar snow sitxiq hard crusty snow English has a way to express these terms but not as individual words isolating English uses adjectives and noun combinations 9/20/2009 2 English, the term brother-in-law includes: My sisters husband My husbands brother My husbands sisters husband Hindi, separate terms Behnoi my sisters husband Jait my husbands older brother...
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