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Query:   Conclusion and Premise Indicators
Author:  Marianne J Washburn
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
Semantics

Summary:   FOR QUERY: LINGUIST 11.265

SOME TIME AGO I HAD SENT OUT A QUERY ABOUT CONCLUSION AND
PREMISE INDICATORS.
THANKS TO THOSE WHO RESPONDED:
A.F. GUPTA
GEOFFREY SIMPSON
LAMEEN SOUAG
ELIJAH WRIGHT


CHINESE DOES HAVE CONCLUSION AND PREMISE INDICATORS, AS DDOES ARABIC AND
JAPANESE.

THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE WAS ALSO MENTIONED:
LI, CHARLES N & SANDRA THOMPSON.1981.
MANDARIN CHINESE: A FUNCTIONAL REFERENCE GRAMMAR.
BERKELY: UCLA PRESS. CHAPTER 23 (SENTENCE LINKING)


THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN.

MARIANNE WASHBURN

LL Issue: 11.546
Date Posted: 12-Mar-2000
Original Query: Read original query