WorldCat Identities

Akita, Kimi

Works: 7 works in 23 publications in 2 languages and 376 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kimi Akita
Iconicity : East meets West by Masako K Hiraga( )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper reexamines the notion of diagrammatic iconicity in grammar, i.e. the isomorphism of relational structure across form and meaning. After a quick survey of the various definitions of diagrammatic iconicity, some illustrations are given from coordinating constructions. It is shown that grammatical (a)symmetry in the expression of complex events corresponds to conceptual (a)symmetry. Next, diagrammatic iconicity is examined from an evolutionary viewpoint. Based on two considerations, namely, (i) that diagrammatic iconicity in grammar presupposes the bifurcation of form and meaning, and
The grammar of Japanese mimetics : perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation by Noriko Iwasaki( )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new psychology of language : cognitive and functional approaches to language structure by Michael Tomasello( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of psychological approaches to the study of language has included periods of little communication between the disciplines of linguistics and psychology, and periods where each field drew upon the theories and methods of the other in limited - and often limiting - ways. This book represents a new and promising approach that may define the next era, by presenting the evolving linguistic theories collectively known as Cognitive-Functional Linguistics in terms that are intended to be accessible to cognitive scientists interested in how language works psychologically. In contrast to the Chomskian linguistic theories with which most psychologists today are familiar, the cognitive - functional approach of these linguists focuses on the things people communicate about (communicative functions) and the social conventions by means of which they do so (linguistic symbols and structures)
Ideophones, mimetics and expressives( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onomatope no nazo : Pikachu kara mofumofu made by haruo Kubozono( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kotoba no shikumi kara manabu wabun eiyaku no kotsu( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An embodied semantic analysis of psychological mimetics in Japanese by Kimi Akita( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.23 for The new ps ... to 0.96 for An embodie ...)

Alternative Names
Akita, Kimi 1982-

アキタ, キミ 1982-

秋田喜美 1982-