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deixis

División en sílabas: deix·is
Pronunciación: /ˈdīksəs
 
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Definición de deixis en inglés:

sustantivo

Linguistics
The function or use of deictic words, forms, or expressions.
Example sentences
  • This study of the role of deixis and information packaging in discourse is based on an analysis of several corpora of Russian spoken and written texts.
  • It is critical to an understanding of deixis to recall that even very ‘local’ elements of context, such as a speaker's own corporeal experience and perceptual field, are susceptible of schematisation.
  • There is another linguistic category related to the notion of deixis: namely, aspect.

Origen

1940s: from Greek, literally 'demonstrative force, reference'.

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