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The Semantics of Evidentials Ebook ☆ Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics Ê Join or create book clubs Ê [EPUB] ✵ The Semantics of Evidentials (Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics) ✸ Join or create book clubs – Danpashley.co.uk TIon which is contributed by sentential mood In this volume Sarah Murray builds on recent work in the formal semantics of evidentials and related phenomena and proposes a semantics that does not appeal to separate dimensions of illocutionary meaning Instead she argues that all sentences make three semantic contributions at issue content not at issue content and an illocutionary relation At issue content is presented and made available for

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Subseuent anaphora but is not directly added to the common ground; not at issue content directly updates the common ground; and the illocutionary relation uses a proposition to impose structure on the common ground which depending on the clause type can trigger further updates The analysis is supported by extensive empirical data from Cheyenne drawn from the author's own fieldwork as well as from English and a variety of other languages

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The Semantics of Evidentials Oxford Studies in Semantics and PragmaticsThis book provides argues for a compositional truth conditional crosslinguistic semantics for evidentiality the linguistic encoding of the source of information on which a statement is based Central to the proposed theory is the distinction between what propositional content is at issue and what content is not at issue Evidentials contribute not at issue content and can affect the level of commitment a sentence makes to the main proposit