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What is a quotative evidential?



A quotative evidential is an evidential that signals that someone else is the source of the statement made.

Example (Shipibo)
cai-ronqui reocoocainyantanque
going_QUOTATIVE he_turned_over
‘Reportedly, while he was going (in his boat), he turned over.’

Faust 1973

  A quotative evidential is a kind of

Chung and Timberlake 1985 244


Nida 1949 169


Palmer 1986 7, 71


Dahl 1985 150–151


Faust 1973

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