Hearsay Evidentiality ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/HearsayEvidentiality


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Evidentiality Property
                              |_ Hearsay Evidentiality


Definition:

HearsayEvidentiality, also called third hand, encodes the fact that the speaker came to believe the content of the expression from a source generally considered less reliable than with a SecondHandEvidential [Palmer 2001, 40].



Language Code: arc The hearsay evidential in this language appears to subsume Second and Thirdhand Evidentials.
2009-06-04 13:28:07
čhéemul-ʔdo
rain.fell-HSY
It rained (I was told)

References:
Kibrik (1998:470-1)


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