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Linguistic Test 36

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Variation in the form of a word, typically by means of an affix, that expresses a grammatical contrast which is obligatory for the stem’s word class in some given grammatical context

A relationship between two illocutionary forces such that when they are employed with the same propositional content, they have the same conditions for nondefective performance. The two forces thus serve the same purpose and have the same components of illocutionary force

A pronoun that expresses a distinction of person deixis

The reference of an expression directly to an extralinguistic referent. The referent does not require another expression for its interpretation

The base form of a verb. It is unmarked for inflectional categories such as the aspect, modality, number, person, and tense

An ontological metaphor in which a thing or abstraction is represented as a person

Identical Illocutionary Forces

The reference by means of an expression whose interpretation is relative to the (usually) extralinguistic context of the utterance

Different metaphors occurring in the same utterance, especially the same sentence that are used to express the same concept

An epistemic mood that signals that the speaker evaluates a proposition as counterfactual, but otherwise possible

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