Obviative person deixis is third person deixis that distinguishes a less important referent in the present stage of the discourse from a referent that is more important.
Crystal 1985 212
Pei and Gaynor 1954 152
Hartmann and Stork 1972 168
Anderson, S. and Keenan 1985 262
Foley, W. and Van Valin 1984 333
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