Arrah, like, you know: The dynamics of discourse marking in ICE-Ireland.
Item Type:Conference Paper
Citation:Jeffrey L. Kallen, Arrah, like, you know: The dynamics of discourse marking in ICE-Ireland., Sociolinguistics Symposium 16, Limerick, 2006, 2006
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For over 400 years, dramatists, novelists, and other writers seeking to depict Irish characters have relied in part on words and phrases taken to be indexical of Irishness when representing the conversational functions now associated with the term 'discourse marker'. In keeping with the general trend in the lexical development of Irish English, many of the terms which are commonly cited are etymologically derived from Irish and carry over similar discourse functions.
Author: KALLEN, JEFFREY LEO
Type of material:Conference Paper
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