apodosis


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a·pod·o·sis

 (ə-pŏd′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. a·pod·o·ses (-sēz′)
The main clause of a conditional sentence, as The game will be canceled in The game will be canceled if it rains.

[Late Latin, from Greek, from apodidonai, to give back : apo-, apo- + didonai, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

apodosis

(əˈpɒdəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. (Logic) logic grammar the consequent of a conditional statement, as the game will be cancelled in if it rains the game will be cancelled. Compare protasis
2. (Grammar) logic grammar the consequent of a conditional statement, as the game will be cancelled in if it rains the game will be cancelled. Compare protasis
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek: a returning or answering (clause), from apodidonai to give back]

a•pod•o•sis

(əˈpɒd ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the clause expressing the consequence in a conditional sentence, as then I will in If you go, then I will; conclusion. Compare protasis (def. 1).
[1630–40; < Late Latin < Greek: a returning, answering clause]

apodosis

the clause that expresses the consequence in a conditional sentence. Cf. protasis.
See also: Grammar
Translations

apodosis

[əˈpɒdəsɪs] Napódosis f
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focus on if-clauses of conditionals, David Lewis and Rob Van Der van der Sandt feature presuppositional expressions in the apodosis. Lewis defines accommodation as a mechanism, which inserts the required presupposition into the local context of the statement.
Accordingly, whilst the concept of the 'chief-part' stands clear in the protasis and in the final statement, the apodosis conveys the means by which the relationship of subordination works.
This represents a pragmatically-marked situation, and the narrator strongly encodes the stepmother's intent by assigning PMA marking to the 1st person pronoun in the apodosis.
The apodosis is the consequence of a condition, such as "make lemonade".