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Evidentiality in Akha

Hansson, Inga-Lill LU (2005)
Abstract
In the Akha language - a Tibeto-Burman language - marking of evidentiality is obligatory. The evidential system marks whether a statement is based on factual knowledge or inferred from seeing, hearing or feeling. It also marks whether the speaker makes a statement without being asked or as a result of a question or a reaction to something happening. The evidentials are marked by high tone for non-past or low tone for past events.
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Tibeto-Burman, evidentiality, Akha
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English
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yes
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b1e11f06-421a-4c79-86b1-da67126f3c40 (old id 536599)
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  abstract     = {In the Akha language - a Tibeto-Burman language - marking of evidentiality is obligatory. The evidential system marks whether a statement is based on factual knowledge or inferred from seeing, hearing or feeling. It also marks whether the speaker makes a statement without being asked or as a result of a question or a reaction to something happening. The evidentials are marked by high tone for non-past or low tone for past events.},
  author       = {Hansson, Inga-Lill},
  keyword      = {Tibeto-Burman,evidentiality,Akha},
  language     = {eng},
  title        = {Evidentiality in Akha},
  year         = {2005},
}