List of John Benjamins publications for which Mutsumi Imai plays a role.
2022. The iconicity ring model for sound symbolism. Iconicity in Cognition and across Semiotic Systems, Lenninger, Sara, Olga Fischer, Christina Ljungberg and Elżbieta Tabakowska (eds.), pp. 27–46
The ‘iconicity ring model’ proposed in this chapter depicts a lexicon’s evolutionary path from genuine iconicity (termed ‘primary iconicity’) to arbitrariness to another type of iconicity (termed ‘emergent iconicity’) that emerges from linguistic systematicity. The model captures the… read more | Chapter
Universal ontological knowledge and a bias toward language-specific categories in the construal of individuation. Evidence for Linguistic Relativity, Niemeier, Susanne and René Dirven † (eds.), pp. 139 ff.2000.
Transitivity and the Incorporation of Ground Information in Japanese Path Verbs. Lexical and Syntactical Constructions and the Construction of Meaning: Proceedings of the bi-annual ICLA meeting in Albuquerque, July 1995, Verspoor, Marjolijn H., Kee Dong Lee and Eve Sweetser (eds.), pp. 329 ff.1999.