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Time Deixis

Time Deixis

Time deixis is reference to time relative to a temporal reference point. Typically, this point is the moment of utterance.

  • Temporal adverbs

    • now / then
    • yesterday / today / tomorrow
  • Distinctions in tense
Page/s: 682
Source: Lyons 1977b

Lyons, John. 1977b.Semantics. Volumes I, II. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Page/s: 54, 62
Source: Levinson 1983

Levinson, Stephen C. 1983.Pragmatics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University.

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