Positive Polarity ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/PositivePolarity


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Polarity Property
                              |_ Positive Polarity


Definition:

In general, positive polarity refers to an assertion that contains no marker of negation [Crystal 1980, 299].



Language Code: rus This is an example of a positive, also known as affirmative statement, which contains no marker of negation.
2009-06-04 13:28:08
Ivanjegoubil
Ivanhimkilled
Ivan killed him

References:
Givon (1984:341)


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