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Linguistic Test 26

Welcome to your Linguistics Test 26

A case that expresses the partial nature of the referent of the noun it marks, as opposed to expressing the whole unit or class of which the referent is a part

A conversational implicature that is derivable only in a specific context

A clause which describes a feature of its subject. It contains a subject complement and, typically, a copula

The difference between two phonetically similar segments that occur in two separate words and have similar adjacent sounds

A kind of nonevent in discourse that provides locative, temporal and circumstantial information about a sequence of events.

A concession relation in which the clause expressing the concession is marked by a concessive subordinator that expresses the meaning “in spite of the fact that.”

Schema which involves repetitious events and event series

An arrangement of items into labeled rows and columns within a table

A case that expresses likeness or identity to the referent of the noun it marks

A relative tense that refers to a time simultaneous to, or after, a contextually determined temporal reference point, regardless of the latter's relation to the moment of utterance

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