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Edward Sapir (1884–1939).  Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech.  1921.

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Paiute (N. Amer.), 31, 32, 36, 52, 53, 69, 70
Palate, 48; action of soft, 51; articulations of, 53
Pali (India), 207
Papuan languages, 227
Papuans, 227, 230
Parts of speech, 123125, 126
Pattern, formal, 61, 63, 234, 242; phonetic, 57, 58, 187, 9396, 99, 200, 206, 211, 214, 215, 220
Persian, 163, 207
Person, 114
Personal relations, 91, 92, 93, 115
Phonetic adaptation, 210, 211
Phonetic diffusion, 211215
Phonetic law, basis of, 195, 196, 199, 200; direction of, 194, 195, 199; examples of, 186193; influence of, on morphology, 203, 204; influence of morphology on, 196199; regularity of, 193, 194; significance of, 186; spread of, slow, 190, 191. See Leveling, phonetic; Pattern, phonetic.
Phonetic processes, form caused by, differences of, 105, 106; parallel drifts in, 184193, 197199
Pitch, grammatical use of, 8385; metrical use of, 246; production of, 49; significant differences in, 55, 64
Plains, Indians, gesture language of, 20
“Plattdeutsch,” 224, 225
Plurality: classification of concept of, variable, 110, 111, 112; a concrete relational category, 99, 100; a derivational or radical concept, 99; expression of, multiple, 38, 62. See Number.
Poles, 225
Polynesian, 132, 150, 155, 227, 230
Polynesians, 221, 222, 227, 230
Polysynthetic languages, 130, 135, 146, 148, 150, 151
Portuguese, 137
Predicate, 37, 126
Prefixes, 26, 64, 70, 7175
Prefixing languages, 134, 135
Preposition, 125
Psycho-physical, aspect of speech, 8, 9
Pure-relational languages, 145, 147, 154, 155; complex, 145, 147, 150, 155; simple, 145, 147, 150
 


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