exophora

a reference to something extralinguistic
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  • Exophora — In linguistics, exophora is reference to something extralinguistic, i.e. not in the same text, and contrasts with endophora. Exophora can be deictic, in which special words or grammatical markings are used to make reference to something in the… …   Wikipedia

  • exophora — exophoric /ek seuh fawr ik, for /, adj. /ek sof euhr euh/, n. Gram. the use of a word or phrase to refer to something in the extralinguistic environment, as that in Look at that, said by someone pointing to a sunset. Cf. endophora. [EXO +… …   Universalium

  • exophora — exophoric /ek seuh fawr ik, for /, adj. /ek sof euhr euh/, n. Gram. the use of a word or phrase to refer to something in the extralinguistic environment, as that in Look at that, said by someone pointing to a sunset. Cf. endophora. [EXO +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homophora — In the branch of linguistics called pragmatics, homophora is a subcategory of exophora. In common with all exophora, it is the use of an expression to refer to something outside the text (spoken, signed, or written). That is, it is not a cohesive …   Wikipedia

  • Colognian declension — Colognian grammar Articles Adjectives Prepositions Nouns Pronouns Declension Verbs Tense Aspect Mood Modal particle Conjugation Adverbial phrases Sentence structure The Colognian declension system describes how the Colognian language alters words …   Wikipedia

  • Anaphora (linguistics) — In linguistics, anaphora is an instance of an expression referring to another.In general, an anaphoric expression is represented by a pro form or some kind of deictic.In some theories, the strict definition of anaphora includes only references to …   Wikipedia

  • Endophora — In linguistics, endophora is a term that means an expression which refers to something intralinguistic, i.e. in the same text. For example, let s say we are given: I saw Sally yesterday. She was lying on the beach . Here she is an endophoric… …   Wikipedia

  • endophora — endophoric /en deuh fawr ik, for /, adj. /en dof euhr euh/, n. Gram. the use of a word or phrase to refer to something either preceding it or following it within a text or discourse; anaphora or cataphora. Cf. exophora. [ENDO + (ANA)PHORA] * * * …   Universalium

  • grammar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Mode of speaking and writing Nouns 1. grammar; accidence, syntax, analysis, synopsis, praxis, punctuation, syllabi[fi]cation; agreement. See speech, language, writing. 2. a. part of speech; participle;… …   English dictionary for students

  • endophora — endophoric /en deuh fawr ik, for /, adj. /en dof euhr euh/, n. Gram. the use of a word or phrase to refer to something either preceding it or following it within a text or discourse; anaphora or cataphora. Cf. exophora. [ENDO + (ANA)PHORA] …   Useful english dictionary

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