Speculative Force ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/SpeculativeForce


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Force Property
                              |_ Speculative Force


Definition:

SpeculativeForce indicates that the speaker considers, or 'entertains', the content of the expression. That is, it is in the realm of possibility, though the speaker does not necessarilty believe it [Palmer 2001, 6-8, 25].



Language Code: inb Speculative encodes the fact that the speaker considers, or 'entertains', the content of the expression. That is, it is in the realm of possibility, though the speaker does not necessarilty believe it.
2009-06-04 13:28:09
yuyanacurca-sicachicacajitahuamra
they.were.thinking-DEDUCTthatbechild
I suppose they were thinking he was a child (speculated)

References:
Palmer (2001:27-28) FROM Levinsohn (1975)


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