Direct Evidentiality ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/DirectEvidentiality


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Evidentiality Property
                              |_ Direct Evidentiality


Definition:

DirectEvidential, also called sensory, encodes the fact that the speaker came to believe the content of the expression by having direct sensory experience of some situation; this does not include hearing about it from someone else [Palmer 2001, 35-36].



Language Code: wyb Palmer refers to the Direct Evidential as Sensory Evidential.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
ŋindu-garagirambiyi
you-NOM-SENSEsick-PST
One can see you were sick

References:
Palmer (2001:36) FROM Donaldson (1980)

Language Code: cjc NO_COMMENT
2009-06-04 13:28:06
Malikaloomaxhwal‘ajeelaraoahwa‘ajoessara
Malikamountain-LATupandGEN-ascend-SENSE.PSTdownandGEN-descend-SENSE.PST
Malika climbed up and down the mountain.

References:
Good (2003:23)


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