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What is self-initiated repair?

 

Definition
 

Self-initiated repair is a repair that the speaker of the utterance that needs repair makes without a prompting from another participant.

Example (English)
 
  • I need a new bolt for my oil filt—um, PAN.
  • Generic
      A self-initiated repair is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Levinson 1983 340–341


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