ERIC Number: EJ420169
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
"Geben Sir mir so 'n Streuselapfel": Hedging in Authentic Speech Situations.
Lovik, Thomas A.
Die Unterrichtspraxis: Teaching German, v23 n2 p121-28 Fall 1990
Investigation of data regarding the use of "so'n" in authentic German speech situations suggests that speakers used the form as a hedging expression indicating uncertainty or discomfort, enabling them to indicate their attitudes about various aspects of the speech situation. (21 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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