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What is a sensory evidential?

 

Definition
 

A sensory evidential is an evidential signaling that the speaker’s evidence for the truth of his or her statement is derived from the speaker’s own sensory experience.

Kinds
  Here are some kinds of sensory evidentials:
 
Generic
  A sensory evidential is a kind of
 
Source
 

Palmer 1986 74–75


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