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What is an exclamative?

 

Definition
 

An exclamative is a word or phrase which marks an exclamation.

Example (English)
 
  • What an idea!
  • Generic
      An exclamative is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Hartmann and Stork 1972 79


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