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  • Deictically — Deic tic*al*ly, adv. In a manner to show or point out; directly; absolutely; definitely. [1913 Webster] When Christ spake it deictically. Hammond …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deictically — adverb In a deictic way …   Wiktionary

  • deictically — deicˈtically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑deixis …   Useful english dictionary

  • deictic — deictically, adv. /duyk tik/, adj. 1. Logic. proving directly. 2. Gram. specifying identity or spatial or temporal location from the perspective of one or more of the participants in an act of speech or writing, in the context of either an… …   Universalium

  • Deixis — In linguistics, deixis refers to the phenomenon wherein understanding the meaning of certain words and phrases in an utterance requires contextual information. Words are deictic if their semantic meaning is fixed but their denotational meaning… …   Wikipedia

  • Nepali grammar — is the study of the morphology and syntax of Nepali, an Indo European language spoken in South Asia. Contents 1 Script 2 Morphology 2.1 Nouns 2.2 Adject …   Wikipedia

  • deixis — noun /ˈdaɪksɪs/ A reference within a sentence that relies on the context being known to interpret correctly. The use of pronouns relies on a deixis to correctly interpret them. Syn: indexicality Ant: homophora See Also …   Wiktionary

  • deictic — [ deɪktɪk, dʌɪktɪk] adjective Linguistics relating to or denoting a word or expression whose meaning is dependent on the context in which it is used (such as here, or next week). Derivatives deictically adverb Origin C19: from Gk deiktikos,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • deictic — /ˈdaɪktɪk/ (say duyktik), /deɪˈɪktɪk/ (say day iktik) adjective 1. Logic proving directly. 2. Grammar demonstrative; manifesting deixis. –noun 3. a word which points out, such as a demonstrative pronoun. {Greek deiktikos categorical,… …  

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