By Sylvie Hancil, Alexander Haselow, Margje Post (eds.)
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Then... constructions (Haselow 2012b), its Norwegian counterparts da and så, and Russian dak, which probably developed from the (linking) adverb tak, and forms which are often ambiguous in their function as a conjunct/linking adverb (Biber et al. 1999)/adverbial connector (Lenker 2010) and a postposed subordinator, such as English though or French quand même. Some examples are provided in (3). ) French quand même ‘nevertheless’ (Waltereit 2004), alors ‘thus, then’ (Degand and Fagard 2011) Spanish pues ‘so’ (Páez-Urdaneta 1982) Each of the elements in (3) can be described in terms of a cline from a syntactic to a textual or discourse-internal linking element.
More attention needs to be paid to the question if, and in what way, the initial and the final position differ in their communicative function. (vi) Grammaticalization: FPs are based on a variety of source lexemes which, over time, developed heterosemes in final position, where they acquired metapragmatic functions and lost much of the original semantic content. g. FPs based on conjunctions) suggest typologically consistent, recurrent diachronic pathways. g. g. Hancil on final but, Ureña Gómez-Moreno on final adverbials in English).
G. g. g. as conjuncts (Quirk et al. 1985: 634–647), linking adverbials (Biber et al. e. g. “adverbial connector”). g. e. g. g. g. g. ), or on their function for the management of common ground (Haselow 2012a). g. adverbs or conjunctions. Some attempts have been made to define FPs. One of the most widely used definitions is that by Mulder and Thompson (2008: 183; also Thompson and Suzuki 2011: 668): [A] final particle is a discourse marker that occurs at the end of an interactional unit, whether a turn, a turn unit, or a prosodic unit, and indexes certain pragmatic stances [.
Final Particles by Sylvie Hancil, Alexander Haselow, Margje Post (eds.)