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What is boundedness?

 

Definition
 

Boundedness is the presence or absence of a component of meaning indicative of a border at the location indicated in an expression of place deixis.

Examples (English expressions)
 
  • out there
  • in there
Kinds
  Here are some kinds of boundedness:
 
Source
 

Denny 1978:74


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