Assumptive Evidentiality ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/AssumptiveEvidentiality


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Evidentiality Property
                              |_ Assumptive Evidentiality


Definition:

AssumptiveEvidentiality encodes the fact that the speaker came to believe the content of the expression through a possibly unsound inference procedure. That is, it is at least reasonalbe [Palmer 2001, 6-8].



Language Code: tue In Tuyuca, the assumptive mood signals an assumption with no evidence.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
díigaapé-hīyi
soccerplay-3.SG.PST.ASSMP
He played soccer (I assume, but I have seen no evidence of this)

References:
Palmer (2001:36) FROM Barnes (1984) FROM Malone (1988)


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