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For example, he book fell does not overtly express the singular number of book, or that the event is situated in the real world rather than a nonreal mental space of the speaker. Finally, the reconstituted experience evoked by the linguistic utterance is not the same as the unique whole with which the speaker began. he cognitive processes humans use in verbalization do not simply carry out one or more of the six steps described. hey also conceptualize the experience in diferent ways, depending on the speaker’s choices.
But the grammars of particular languages, while diverse in many ways, are similar to a much greater degree than would be predicted from the general principles in the preceding section, or even the context of language use described in the earlier sections. For example, all languages have structures like clauses in which some concept (prototypically an action concept, usually labeled a verb) is predicated on one or more concepts that are referred to (prototypically an object or person, usually labeled a noun).
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