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Obviative Person Deixis

Obviative Person Deixis

Obviative person deixis is third person deixis that distinguishes a less important referent in the present stage of the discourse from a referent that is more important.

Page/s: 152
Source: Pei and Gaynor 1954

Pei, Mario A., and Frank Gaynor. 1954.A dictionary of linguistics. New York: Philosophical Library.

Page/s: 168
Source: Hartmann and Stork 1972

Hartmann, R.R.K., and F.C. Stork. 1972.Dictionary of language and linguistics. London: Applied Science.

Page/s: 333
Source: Foley, W. and Van Valin 1984

Foley, William A., and Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. 1984. Functional syntax and universal grammar. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Page/s: 212
Source: Crystal 1985

Crystal, David. 1985.A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics. 2nd edition. New York: Basil Blackwell.

Page/s: 262
Source: Anderson, S. and Keenan 1985

Anderson, Stephen R., and Edward L. Keenan. 1985. "Deixis." In Shopen 1985d

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