Resolving ambiguity of demonstrative use in Kamas

  • Gerson Klumpp Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics, University of Tartu
Keywords: Kamas, demonstratives, discourse pragmatics


The purpose of the present paper is to establish pragmatic criteria which help in parsing syntactically ambiguous instances of a sequence of demonstrative pronoun and noun (D_N) in the Kamas text corpus. The paper also gives an account of the Kamas demonstrative system as encountered in the grammatical, lexical and text records.


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Klumpp, G. (2015). Resolving ambiguity of demonstrative use in Kamas. Eesti Ja Soome-Ugri Keeleteaduse Ajakiri. Journal of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics, 6(2), 217-242.