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Query Details


Query Subject:   Conclusion and Premise Indicators
Author:   Marianne J Washburn
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis
Semantics

Query:   A friend of mine is working on a logic text and he posed
the following question:

Do all languages have 'conclusion indicators'(in English:
therefore, thus, so, consequently, it follows that) and
'premise indicators' (in English: because, since, for the
reason that)?

And more specifically: does Chinese have those words?

Information about any language is appreciated.


Marianne Washburn
washburn@brooklyn.cuny.edu
LL Issue: 11.265
Date posted: 07-Feb-2000



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