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Linguistic Test 29

Welcome to your Linguistics Test 29

The specific turn that has the function of prefiguring the coming action

Any utterance made with strong emotion.

A term of social deixis that expresses equality of status.

An ontological metaphor in which an abstraction, such as an event, activity, emotion, or idea, is represented as material

A kind of definiteness indicating that the referent(s) of an expression are not presumed to be identifiable

Any clause in a clause chain which is not the final clause, and is distinguishable from the final clause by a difference in verb morphology

An illocutionary point in which, by making an utterance, a speaker brings into existence the state of affairs described in the propositional content of the utterance

A broad classification of words that includes nouns and nominals

A passive voice in which the verb has stative meaning, and actor is not expressed

A grammaticalization of the current relevance, at the moment of utterance, of an event or state that occurred prior to the moment of utterance

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