Declarative Force ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/DeclarativeForce


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Force Property
                              |_ Declarative Force


Definition:

DeclarativeForce indicates that the speaker is informing the hearer about the content of what is said.



Language Code: lis PhysicalAbilitive encodes an internal condition of ability, whereby the agent has the physical capacity to perform some action.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
ásanyaamikhwakwú-
AsaTOPfieldhoeable-DEC
Asa is physically able to hoe fields

References:
Palmer (2001:77)

Language Code: lis MentalAbilitive encodes an internal condition of ability, whereby the agent has the mental capacity to perform some action.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
ásanyaamikhwakwú-
AsaTOPfieldhoementally.able-DECL
Asa is able (knows how) to hoe fields

References:
Palmer (2001:77) FROM Hope (1974)

Language Code: lis Permissive encodes that the subject has permission to perform the action expressed by the predicate.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
ásanyaamikhwada̪-
AsaTOPfieldhoePERMIS-DECL
It is acceptable for Asa to hoe fields

References:
Palmer (2001:72)

Language Code: lis Obligative is a very common modal category and encodes that the subject is required to perform the action expressed by the predicate.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
ásanyaamikhwawa̪-wa̪
AsaTOPfieldhoeOBLIG-DECL
It is obligatory for Asa to hoe fields.

References:
Palmer (2001:72)


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