Bella Coola Deictic Roots

  title={Bella Coola Deictic Roots},
  author={Philip W. Davis and Ross Saunders},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={319 - 330}
articles was deixis as expressed within an affixal system.3 We now take up the expression of deixis by means of verbal roots. There are two of these deictic roots in Bella Coola, Yaw and ?atu, that together constitute a formally unique set within the language.4 Semantically, they express a 1 Bella Coola is a Salishan language spoken on the north central coast of British Columbia, Canada. We wish especially to express our appreciation to Margaret Siwallace, Charles Snow, and Felicity Walkus… Expand
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