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Stance-taking with Wo Juede in conversational Chinese
The present paper deals with one of the most common Mandarin epistemic phrases, Wo Juede, and demonstrates that in addition to epistemic selfexpression, it has also developed addressee-oriented functions to manage the ...
Deponent verbs and middle-voice nouns in Temiar
The infix -a- in Temiar (Central Aslian, Peninsular Malaysia) covers a wide range of functions, both productive and non-productive. In Temiar morphology generally it serves iconically to indicate an embedded object. As a ...