Deductive Evidentiality ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/DeductiveEvidentiality


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Evidentiality Property
                              |_ Deductive Evidentiality


Definition:

DeductiveEvidentiality encodes the fact that the speaker came to believe the content of the expression through a sound inference procedure. [Palmer 2001: 6-8].


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: tue In Tuyuca, the deductive mood signals an assumption with evidence.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
díigaapé-yi
soccerplay-3.SG.PST.DEDUCT
He played soccer (I have seen evidence that he played, but I did not see him play)

References:
Palmer (2001:36) FROM Barnes (1984) FROM Malone (1988)


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