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Linguistic Test 43

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A relation of unexpectedness between propositions. Some propositions in the relation are expressed as unexpected considering some other propositions

A combination of a lexical verb and a verbal particle that forms a single semantic and syntactic unit

A clause with an argument that, in a marking clause elsewhere in the sentence, is signaled as being coreferential or not to the argument of the marking clause

A morphological process whereby a bound morpheme attaches within a root or stem

A question that occurs in the turn after a repairable utterance, and repeats the portion felt by the speaker to need repair.

Category based upon how a morpheme combines with other morphemes to form a word.

A vocal effect that extends over more than one sound segment in an utterance, such as pitch, stress, or juncture pattern

An epistemic mood which signals a speaker’s reservation about the accuracy of his or her statement.

An inanimate thing that an agent uses to implement an event. It is the stimulus or immediate physical cause of an event

An interpropositional relation which relates the situations described in the propositions by experiential, extralinguistic reality as opposed to relating them by the solely communicative usage of propositions

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