Evidentials and attitudes

  • Cuzco echua, Faller
  • Published 2015

Abstract

Languages vary in whether evidentials can be syntactically embedded under aŠitude verbs. Œe current view aŠributes non-embeddability to the semantics of respective markers: their illocutionary nature. I argue against such view and propose a theory wherein certain speech acts with evidentials can be embedded. I further propose that (non-)embeddability of… (More)

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