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What is unbounded deixis?

 

Definition
 

Unbounded deixis is a distinction in place deixis that indicates the lack of a defined border.

Example (English)
 
  • The use of the word there in contrast to in there and out there indicates unbounded deixis.
  • Generic
      Unbounded deixis is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Denny 1978 74


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