Do animal languages share common traits with human language
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Do animal languages share common traits with human language?. Review from last class. Design features of human language . Semanticity Displacement/freedom from stimulus Productivity Dual articulation/duality of patterning. Discreteness Arbitrariness Tradition Learn ability

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Do animal languages share common traits with human language?

Review from last class


Design features of human language

  • Semanticity

  • Displacement/freedom from stimulus

  • Productivity

  • Dual articulation/duality of patterning

  • Discreteness

  • Arbitrariness

  • Tradition

  • Learn ability

  • Reflectiveness

  • Prevarication


Animal communication with human language design features

  • Bird song

  • Honey bees

  • Vervet monkeys

  • Parrots

  • Signing apes


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