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losing your way completely—you must return your steps to the last recognised point where you still had an overview of your itinerary and destiny. In terms of profit and loss, the return is the least waste of time and energy to eventually reach your destination.) It was the little foot that led me astray

In: Artistic Research and Literature

, attaches a positive and curious energy to the excessive. Accordingly, language articulates not as a precarious bridge nor as an inevitable gap but as a deliberate breach “in the fragile difference between models of thought in the act,” breaching the limits of language to speak its excess. 15 To

In: Artistic Research and Literature

. Aspirated or breathy-voiced segments have high energy in F0 and high levels of noise (Blevins and Garrett 2004), both of which can last for an extended stretch of the acoustic signal. In the case of Grassmann’s Law, the original speaker produces a phonetic output [pʰɛpʰ] faithfully reflecting a surface

In: Indo-European Linguistics

) intensive factor ∙ (volume) extensive factor [8] Energy product = (power) intensive factor ∙ (time) extensive factor In the context of their respective products, ‘unit cost - number of units’ [5], ‘speed - time’ [6], ‘density - volume’ [7] and ‘power - time’ [8] are all pairs of orthogonyms

In: Cognitive Semantics

absence of this cue listeners may perceive voiceless stops as voiced stops (Lotz et al. 1960, Reeds and Wang 1961). 52 In a similar vein, the release burst of voiceless stops is characterized by greater spectral energy at higher frequencies than that of voiced stops (see Chodroff and Wilson 2014 with

In: Indo-European Linguistics

Directors (2003–2014) he devoted his time and energy to taking charge of the Li Fang-Kuei Society Book Award from its inception in 2006 until his retirement in 2014; As an Editor-in-Chief cum overseer for the Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics , the professional journal of the Li Fang-Kuei Society for

In: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics

Directors (2003–2014) he devoted his time and energy to taking charge of the Li Fang-Kuei Society Book Award from its inception in 2006 until his retirement in 2014; As an Editor-in-Chief cum overseer for the Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics , the professional journal of the Li Fang-Kuei Society for

In: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics

feelings (e.g., levels of joy/fear ), social relations (e.g., level of worth/control ), engineering (e.g., pressure/volume levels ), physics (e.g., level of measurement and energy levels ), biology (e.g., cellular and ecological levels ), geography (e.g.,  taxonomic levels and level

In: Cognitive Semantics

valency. The English intransitives that lend themselves to this kind of transfer are typically higher in transitivity—in the sense of Hopper and Thompson (1980)—(i.e. unergatives) than the ones that do not (i.e. unaccusatives). This is predictable on the basis that only verbs with ‘energy transfer

In: Journal of Language Contact

Directors (2003–2014) he devoted his time and energy to taking charge of the Li Fang-Kuei Society Book Award from its inception in 2006 until his retirement in 2014; As an Editor-in-Chief cum overseer for the Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics , the professional journal of the Li Fang-Kuei Society for

In: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics