Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Description Relation

Description Relation

A description relation is an elaboration relation in which a proposition(s) provides the “contents” of an act of perception or cognition expressed by another proposition.

(English)

He looked outside. It was snowing.

Page/s: 272–273
Source: Dijk 1981

Dijk, Teun van. 1981.Studies in the pragmatics of discourse. The Hague: Mouton.

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