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Zesefde wayne chevrier  <[log in to unmask]> ta 2002.09.07. her 17:36:56:

> Pablo David nevesht:
>
> >Japanese has three levels of deixis (this/that/yonder)
> >as you said, same as Spanish (este/ese/aquel), where
> >English has two. A more complicated system, anybody? :)
> >
> Inuktitut:that up there, that over there, that to my left, &c.
> several other languages have as complicated deictic systems and some have
> only one(this or that),if two this/that or visible/not-visible or the first
> to be mentioned/the second, and i am certain there are distinction I haven't
> included.
>
>
> -Wayne Chevrier
>
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> Subject:      Re: Deictics was Re: Definite/Indefinite Article Distinction
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> On Sat, 7 Sep 2002, wayne chevrier wrote:
>
> > Pablo David nevesht:
> >
> > >Japanese has three levels of deixis (this/that/yonder)
> > >as you said, same as Spanish (este/ese/aquel), where
> > >English has two. A more complicated system, anybody? :)
> > >
> > Inuktitut:that up there, that over there, that to my left, &c.
> > several other languages have as complicated deictic systems and some have
> > only one(this or that),if two this/that or visible/not-visible or the
> > first
> > to be mentioned/the second, and i am certain there are distinction I
> > haven't
> > included.
>
> Hungarian has four simple ones: "ez" (this), "az" (that), "emez" (this one
> here) and "amaz" (that one there). There are also some complex forms, like
> "ez itt" (=emez), "ez ott" (this one over there) and so forth.
>
Just to add: emez and amaz is often used as a longer variant of "ez" an "az". At least I use them like this.
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