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demonstrative

[dimon′strətiv]
pertaining to a concept or an action that accompanies and illustrates speech, such as indication of the size of an object with the hands. See also circum-speech.
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They are (a) the functioning of the anaphor with respect to the DISCOURSE STATUS OF ITS INTENDED REFERENT, assumed already to be present in that discourse--the formation of different chains of anaphors (definite or demonstrative NPs, pronouns of different types: definite ordinary pronouns, demonstrative pronouns [this vs.
The predominant German translation has a single clause with an element in front position that has the same referent as the English demonstrative pronoun.
The prefix ke- followed by the demonstrative pronoun in (19b) may, on the one hand, refer to the event mentioned in the preceding sentence.
When you use demonstrative pronouns to help develop the idea on the table, typically you'll join them with some other noun.
Hajdu considers the proceeding from the t-initial demonstrative pronoun as a possible case of t-type 3P verbal inflections of Ob-Ugric and Samoyedic languages (Hajdu 1985 : 328).
Among Lavukaleve demonstratives there are paradigms of demonstrative pronouns and demonstrative modifiers, locative deictics, and a very rare set of demonstrative identifiers.
demonstratives based on the near demonstrative pronoun plus suffix, usually -k(a); and 2.
First, unlike in English, a demonstrative pronoun can be used in the Finnic languages to point to a human referent.
DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS AND THE DEFINITE ARTICLE (75-92).
Another grammatical category where the deictic indicator k' is in use is that of the demonstrative pronouns that refer to distance.
demonstrative pronouns are covered in three separate sections, under morphology [[section]14], morphosyntax [[section]41], and syntax [section]65]), in general this arrangement allows in-depth coverage of a number of important topics, such as relative clauses (pp.