in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics
P ublished online March 2017 .
Article. Subjects: Cognitive Linguistics; Language Families; Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics. 8563 words.
Deictic expressions, like English ‘this, that, here, and there’ occur in all known human languages. They are typically used to individuate objects in the immediate context in which they are...
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