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Re: Amerindia [was: Re: Workshops Review #7]

From:Eamon Graham <robertg@...>
Date:Thursday, February 6, 2003, 8:49
Joseph Fatula wrote:

> What is the Navajo fourth person?
It's a pronoun that has a wide number of uses, especially cultural, including use in polite language and to indicate "highly topical or psychologically remote referents." I personally enjoy it because you can say a sentence like "he knows he's fat" and disambiguate whether the second "he" refers to the first "he" or someone else we were talking about. Cheers, Eamon


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