Definition of indexical in English:

indexical

Line breaks: in¦dex|ic¦al
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɛksɪk(ə)l
 
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adjective & noun

Linguistics
Another term for deictic.

Origin

early 20th century: coined in this sense by the American philosopher C. S. Peirce.

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