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SIL Electronic Working Papers 2003-005

Some Kewa metaphors: body parts as automobile parts

Author  Franklin, Karl J.
Abstract 

The Kewa people of the Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, saw their first vehicle in 1960. This article demonstrates their creativeness in using metaphors that draw upon body part names and associating those names with certain parts of vehicles.

  Some Kewa metaphors: body parts as automobile parts
Published  2003
Language  Kewa, West [kew]
Country  Papua New Guinea
Subjects  Metaphors
Translation
Keywords  metaphor; Metaphors