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Linguistic realization of evidentiality in European languages [electronic resource] / edited by Gabriele Diewald, Elena Smirnova.

Contributor(s): Diewald, Gabriele | Smirnova, Elena.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Empirical approaches to language typology: 49.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2010Description: 1 online resource (vi, 371 p.).ISBN: 9783110223972 (electronic bk.); 311022397X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Evidentials (Linguistics) | Typology (Linguistics) | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- SyntaxGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Linguistic realization of evidentiality in European languages.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover13; -- Table of contents -- Introduction. Evidentiality in European languages: the lexicalgrammatical distinction13; -- Types of verbal evidentiality marking:an overview -- Hearsay in European languages: toward an integrative account of grammatical and lexical marking13; -- Information source in Spanish and Basque: a parallel corpus study13; -- Embedded evidentials in German -- Embedding indirective (evidential) utterances in Turkish13; -- Epistemic modality and evidentiality and their determination on a deictic basis: the case of Romance languages13; -- Evidentiality, polysemy, and the verbs of perception in English and German13; -- Evidential markers in French scientific writing: the case of the French verb voir13; -- An interactional approach to epistemic and evidential adverbs in Spanish conversation13; -- Revelative evidentiality in European languages: linguistic marking and its anthropological background13; -- Backmatter13.
Summary: The book offers the first collection of papers which explicitly deal with the linguistic realization of evidentiality in European languages. The contributions summarize relevant previous research and develop new perspectives on the view of evidentiality. The scope of the papers ranges from broad overviews on areal and typological issues to in-depth studies of evidential expressions in particular languages.
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"This volume contains a selection of contributions to the workshop "Linguistic realization of evidentiality in European languages", held at the 30th Annual Convention of the German Society of Linguistics in Bamberg (February 27-29, 2008)."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover13; -- Table of contents -- Introduction. Evidentiality in European languages: the lexicalgrammatical distinction13; -- Types of verbal evidentiality marking:an overview -- Hearsay in European languages: toward an integrative account of grammatical and lexical marking13; -- Information source in Spanish and Basque: a parallel corpus study13; -- Embedded evidentials in German -- Embedding indirective (evidential) utterances in Turkish13; -- Epistemic modality and evidentiality and their determination on a deictic basis: the case of Romance languages13; -- Evidentiality, polysemy, and the verbs of perception in English and German13; -- Evidential markers in French scientific writing: the case of the French verb voir13; -- An interactional approach to epistemic and evidential adverbs in Spanish conversation13; -- Revelative evidentiality in European languages: linguistic marking and its anthropological background13; -- Backmatter13.

The book offers the first collection of papers which explicitly deal with the linguistic realization of evidentiality in European languages. The contributions summarize relevant previous research and develop new perspectives on the view of evidentiality. The scope of the papers ranges from broad overviews on areal and typological issues to in-depth studies of evidential expressions in particular languages.

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