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Expressive content

Christopher Potts

in The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter enters the expressive dimension, focusing on epithets, swears, and Japanese honorifics. These items are quite different from supplements (Chapter 4), but they are intimately connected to ... More


The Semantics and Pragmatics of Honorification: Register and Social Meaning

Elin McCready

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198821366
eISBN:
9780191860706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821366.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book provides an approach to the semantics and pragmatics of honorifics and expressions with honorific import, treating them as carrying expressive content which contributes either directly or ... More


Argument honorifics

Elin McCready

in The Semantics and Pragmatics of Honorification: Register and Social Meaning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198821366
eISBN:
9780191860706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821366.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses argument honorifics, forms which target a particular argument of the sentence for honorification. It is argued that, semantically, these forms can be analysed by allowing ... More


Self-referring in Korean, with reference to Korean first-person markers

Hye-Kyung Lee

in Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198786658
eISBN:
9780191828966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786658.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Lee’s chapter provides a corpus-based analysis of Korean first-person markers by examining the semantic and pragmatic features emerging from their dictionary definitions and their usages in ... More


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