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The prey and the shadow of civets names and other things


, : The prey and the shadow of civets names and other things. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquee 22(10-12): 341-358

The relation between taxonomy and folk systematics as applied by the Jorai and Sre peoples of Vietnam in their naming of plants and animals is discussed. The relation is more apparent than real when the naming of civets is studied as an example.

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