Distinguishing Logophoric Pronouns and Long-Distance Reflexives in Mehweb Dargwa

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 Last revised: 5 Apr 2018

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Аlexandra Kozhukhar

National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow), Students

Date Written: November 27, 2015

Abstract

This study analyses the difference between logophoric pronoun and long-distance reflexive in Mehweb Dargwa of East Caucasian language family. Following paper cites the examples that provide evidence for the difference existing between logophoric pronouns and long-distance reflexives in Mehweb and explains the cases of the reference ambiguity by introducing the idea of the zero pronoun with non-subject reference.

Keywords: Daghestan, East Caucasian, Mehweb, reflexive, logophor

JEL Classification: Z19

Suggested Citation

Kozhukhar, Аlexandra, Distinguishing Logophoric Pronouns and Long-Distance Reflexives in Mehweb Dargwa (November 27, 2015). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 27/LNG/2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2696122 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2696122

Аlexandra Kozhukhar (Contact Author)

National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow), Students ( email )

Moscow
Russia

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