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Rethinking Mirativity - Semantics Archive
Rethinking Mirativity: The Expression and Implication of. Surprise ... These tests reveal that the core meaning of mirativity is surprise, and that there are two main  ...
Rethinking Mirativity: the Implication and - Semantics Archive
Keywords: Evidentiality, Mirativity, Schema Theory. 1 Introduction. Imagine that you are sitting in a restaurant.
Mirativity as Implicature The overarching goal of this paper is to
licensed through a language's evidential system, and not coded separately. At the opposite end of this scale, mirativity is only indirectly parasitic on evidentiality.
Expressing Surprise A Cross-Linguistic Description of Mirativity
2000; Aikhenvald 2004; Peterson 2010, 2013), we use the term mirativity to refer to the ... primary meaning of mirativity is to register the surprise of the speaker” ...
A semantic account of mirative evidentials - Cornell University
Abstract Many if not all evidential languages have a mirative evidential: an ... mirative evidentials where indirect evidentiality and mirativity involve a common.

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Mirative - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mirativity, initially proposed by Scott DeLancey, is a grammatical category in a language, independent of evidentiality, that encodes the speaker's surprise or the  ...
Rethinking Mirativity - Semantics Archive
Rethinking Mirativity: The Expression and Implication of. Surprise ... These tests reveal that the core meaning of mirativity is surprise, and that there are two main  ...
Mirativity as Implicature The overarching goal of this paper is to
licensed through a language's evidential system, and not coded separately. At the opposite end of this scale, mirativity is only indirectly parasitic on evidentiality.
Evidentiality and Mirativity - Oxford Handbooks
It lays out the reasons for treating evidentiality and mirativity (the marking of unexpected information) as part of tense/aspect, and, after briefly outlining the ...
mirativity - Wiktionary
From mirative + -ity. Noun[edit]. mirativity (uncountable).

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