demonstrative

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Synonyms for demonstrative

Synonyms for demonstrative

a pronoun that points out an intended referent

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given to or marked by the open expression of emotion

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serving to demonstrate

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Chapter 4 is devoted to another class of singular expressions, indexicals, especially syntactically simple indexicals such as 'I', 'today', and 'here', and simple demonstratives such as 'this' and 'that'.
As already observed, in Chapter 6 the discussion moves on to complex demonstratives (expressions of the form 'that/this F').
The appropriate slot for identifier the same is (c)--alongside articles, demonstratives and possessors--whereas different, identical and other items from (13) are in slot (f).
Having pointed out several respects in which the same behaves like adjectives, we can mention one way in which it shares a grammatical property with demonstratives.
In addition to these basic demonstratives, Semitic languages have a variety of elements that can be affixed to the pronouns, such as * ha, *n and *l(V), as in Classical Arabic ha[delta]a (ms), [delta]alika (ms far deixis), BA dna (ms), and JPA haden (ms).
Traditional studies of Semitic demonstratives--most of which come from the early twentieth century--derive demonstrative elements from interjections, such as ha and han, which are considered independent elements and, more importantly, share the same basic interjective function.
Working with twenty experts, Z-Axis developed demonstrative evidence that enabled the DOJ to present their testimony.
What triggers the discourse and emotional uses of demonstratives and what pragmatic effects do such uses convey?
The author of this paper has encountered many competent students in reading classes who fail to decipher the subtle shades of meaning that a certain use of demonstratives can convey.
Prior to Wilkins (1999), the literature on demonstratives does not seem to make many mentions of contrastive uses as significantly different from noncontrastive uses.
One example of cataphoric reference involving the demonstratives, for example, occurred in a paragraph on the subject of how to cure a hangover:
Table 1 The system of Estonian demonstratives Proximal Distal Definite determiner South Estonian seo ~ sjoo taa tuu tuu South Estonian with see too too strong North Estonian influences Standard Estonian and see (too) see common spoken Estonian North Estonian see see Table 2 Pronouns see and too in fiction (the corpus of fiction texts of the 1980s of the Tartu University Corpus of Standard Written Estonian, 250,000 words).
The final three chapters of the first section document the use of articles, demonstratives, and the modal attributes.
1) Trial lawyers may, however, use demonstratives not admitted into evidence as identified exhibits and refer to them in closing argument.
For the, this is the same slot as demonstratives, from which the definite article evolved.