exophoric


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exophoric

(ˌɛksəʊˈfɒrɪk)
adj
(Grammar) grammar denoting or relating to a pronoun such as "I" or "you", the meaning of which is determined by reference outside the discourse rather than by a preceding or following expression. Compare anaphora
[from exo- + Greek pherein to carry]
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The IPO equally used exophoric reference, when he referred the suspect as a 'chameleon'.
Fusing Eye Gaze with Speech Recognition Hypotheses to Resolve Exophoric References in Situated Dialogue.
EAR materials can be riddled with exophoric references (Shlesinger, 1994), idiosyncratic ellipsis (i.
This is certainly the case when the preverbal deictic in the XVS structure performs exophoric reference (Halliday and Hasan 1976) and refers to a concrete time or space as illustrated in (29) and (30) below.
The foregoing discussion of the exophoric, cultural reference of Aeneas' encounter with the stone should be complemented with an interpretation of its endophoric significance within the play.
Endophoric uses of atra, atas (anaphoric, discourse-deictic, and cataphoric) nevertheless far outnumber the exophoric ones.
b) speech acts expressing positive/negative evaluation, whether exophoric or metatextual;
These are Exophoric, Anaphoric, and Cataphoric (Halliday; Matthiessen.
Perhaps the most striking outcome was the moderate near exophoric shift with the higher addition lens, a finding likely to benefit myopes with near esophorias but cause caution amongst practitioners when fitting near exophores with this modality.
Third, it does not use switch reference systems and has no system of grammatical gender, and so it relies heavily on exophoric reference and the pragmatic knowledge of the hearer (1998:37-8).
Esophoric (inward deviation) and exophoric (outward deviation) eye posture was determined using the Howell card at distance and near.