Указание большим пальцем: основные лингвистические функции
(The linguistic functions of thumb pointing)

  • Elena Grishina
Keywords: Russian, language, gesture


This study analyzes the main linguistic meanings of thumb pointing in Russian. The author uses A. Kendon's methodology as a basis and supplements it with statistical analysis and with data from the Multimodal Russian Corpus (MURCO). The main functions of thumb pointing in Russian include the anaphoric function, functions of activation and alienation of the pointed object, and the contrasting function.
How to Cite
Grishina, Elena. 2012. “Указание большим пальцем: основные лингвистические функции <Br>(The Linguistic Functions of Thumb Pointing)”. Poljarnyj Vestnik 15 (December):1-30. https://doi.org/10.7557/6.2414.
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