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What is bounded deixis?

 

Definition
 

Bounded deixis is place deixis that has a component of meaning indicative of a border.

Examples (English)
 
  • out there
  • in there
Generic
  Bounded deixis is a kind of
 
Source
 

Denny 1978 74


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