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An anthropological approach to taboo words and language  

Stanley H. Brandes

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Nov 2018
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Dec 2018
The anthropological approach to taboo words and language begins with an understanding and acceptance of cultural relativity. Anthropologists are keenly aware that everyday speech that ... More

Words as Carriers of Cultural Meaning  

Cliff Goddard

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Jun 2015
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Mar 2014
Though most approaches to lexical semantics have shown little interest in cultural aspects of meaning, the subject holds intense interest for adjacent disciplines such as anthropology, ... More

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