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Nous and On in Semi-formal French: Pragmatic Uses of Institutionality and Distancing
(Linguistics & TESOL, 2010-11-16)
French linguists have long noted the substitution of the indefinite pronoun on for the 1st person plural pronoun nous, in both formal and informal situations. Studies of informal conversation have found this replacement ...
Voice And Valence-altering Operations In Falam Chin: A Role And Reference Grammar Approach
This dissertation describes and analyzes voice and valence-altering operations in Falam Chin, a Tibeto-Burman language of Burma. The data is explained within the framework of Role and Reference Grammar (RRG), which supplies ...