The interface with other types
of ‘sensory’ phones II
Across Central Nigeria, many Plateau and neighbouring languages have what may be
called ‘insultatives’n2. These are invariant adjectives that
body parts and are only used in insults.
n3. They do not resemble ideophones morphologically in languages where this is marked and do not show concord in languages where other adjectives do.
n4. Nonetheless, they otherwise appear to fall
into the same experiential
class as ophesaesthemes etc.