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Logophoricity in Balinese and A-Structure Binding

Dr. I Nyoman Sedeng, M.Hum, I NYOMAN SEDENG (2016) Logophoricity in Balinese and A-Structure Binding. International Journal of Physical and Social Science (IJPSS), 6. ISSN ISSN: 2249-5894

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Abstract

Logophoric pronouns, commonly found in West African languages, were pronouns used for encoding a concept whereby such pronouns refer to persons whose ideas, speech, thoughts, or state of consciousness were being reported/talked about (Hagège 1974; Clements 1975; Culy 1994, 1997; Sells 1987; Huang 2000; Trask 1993; Bresnan 2001; among others). These pronouns occur in the clausal argument of verbs of communication and perception. Although Balinese did not have pure logophoric pronouns like those found in West African languages, we saw that the complex reflexives in Balinese are parallel with logophoric pronouns in West African languages. (Complex) reflexive pronouns and logophoric pronouns have distinct distributional properties in Balinese. (Complex) reflexive pronoun forms must have clause-mate antecedent but the same forms tied to logophoric pronouns must have their targeted antecedents outside the clause they are in. We particularly saw that Balinese logophoric pronouns were bound anaphors (items that must be bound) and they respect the binding theory. Keywords: logophoric pronoun, clausal argument, complex reflexive, binding theory

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Repository Admin
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2016 21:58
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2016 05:58
URI: http://erepo.unud.ac.id/id/eprint/2509

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