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A discourse study of Persian ra

Shokouhi, Hussein and Kipka, Peter 2003, A discourse study of Persian ra, Lingua, vol. 113, no. 10, pp. 953-966, doi: 10.1016/S0024-3841(02)00145-6.

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Title A discourse study of Persian ra
Formatted title A discourse study of Persian râ
Author(s) Shokouhi, Hussein
Kipka, Peter
Journal name Lingua
Volume number 113
Issue number 10
Start page 953
End page 966
Total pages 14
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication date 2003-10
ISSN 0024-3841
Keyword(s) discourse
Persian

information flow
identifiability
Summary The object marker in Persian has been studied extensively in the domain of sentence level syntax. It has been claimed that it functions as a definiteness marker, a specificity marker, and a topicalization marker. This paper focuses on the way it signals identifiability of discourse referents. It is argued that the identifiabilty phenomenon, an aspect of the theory of information flow, can adequately explain the role of this particle as used in actual discourse.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/S0024-3841(02)00145-6
Field of Research 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2003, Elsevier Science B.V.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30045963

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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