Second Hand Evidentiality ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/SecondHandEvidentiality


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Evidentiality Property
                              |_ Second Hand Evidentiality


Definition:

SecondHandEvidentiality, also called the quotative, encodes the fact that the speaker came to believe the content of the expression from communicating with someone else [Palmer 2001, 40].



Language Code: faa 'Hearsay from a known source' is equivalent to a Secondhand Evidential in this language.
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pe-sa-ripo
come-PST-SECHAND
[I've heard] it's coming

References:
Palmer (2001:41) FROM Foley (1986) FROM May (1980)


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