This contribution aims at documenting a distinction in the expression of location/direction in the languages of the world between a precise place vs. a vague one. The distinction appears to be widespread (and is possibly universal, considering the range of different language families that overtly express it).

The Linguistic Expression of Precise vs. Vague Location.

Guglielmo Cinque
2022-01-01

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This contribution aims at documenting a distinction in the expression of location/direction in the languages of the world between a precise place vs. a vague one. The distinction appears to be widespread (and is possibly universal, considering the range of different language families that overtly express it).
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