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Chapter 1: Preliminaries ; Chapter 2: Noun Class and Gender Systems ; Chapter 3: Noun Classifiers ; Chapter 4: Numeral Classifiers ; Chapter 5: Classifiers in Possessive Constructions ; Chapter 6: Verbal Classifiers ; Chapter 7: Locative and Deictic Classifiers ; Chapter 8: Different Classifier Types in One Language ; Chapter 9: Multiple Classifier Languages ; Chapter 10: Classifiers and Other Grammatical Categories ; Chapter 11: Semantics of Noun Categorization Devices ; Chapter 12: Semantic Organization and Functions of Noun Categorization ; Chapter 13: Origin and Development of Noun Categorization Devices ; Chapter 14: Noun Categorization Devices in Language Acquisition and Dissolution ; Chapter 15: Conclusions ; Appendix 1: Noun Categorization by Means Other than Classifiers ; Appendix 2: From Nouns to Classifiers: Further Examples of Semantic Change ; Appendix 3: Fieldworker's Guide to Classifier Languages

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Alexandra Aikhenvald is Professor of Linguistics and Deputy Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University. She was a Research Fellow at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR 1980-89, and Professor of Linguistics at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, until 1994

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a real treasure...highly stimulating. Thomas Stolz, Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung Aikhenvald's book is the most comprehensive and dependable guide available - it is unique Terry Malone, SIL International Book Reviews The most thorough attempt to date on noun categorization devices. It surveys about 500 languages which the author claims is one-tenth of all languages. Language

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