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  1. Diagrammatic Iconicity Explains Asymmetries in Paamese Possessive Constructions.Simon Devylder - 2018 - Cognitive Linguistics 29 (2):313-348.
    Grammatical asymmetries in possessive constructions are overtly coded in about 18% of the world’s languages according to the World Atlas of Language Structures What primarily motivates these grammatical asymmetries is controversial and has been at the crux of the “iconicity vs. frequency” debate This paper contributes to this debate by focusing on the grammatical asymmetries of Paamese possessive constructions, and looking for the primary motivating factor in their multidimensional experiential context. After a careful account of four experiential dimensions of distance, (...)
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