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Query Details

Query Subject:   Question on the French reply "Si"
Author:   Ira Noveck
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   What languages other than French have the reply "Si" as in:
A: Al Gore is not tall.
B: Si.

(which can be glossed as "Your assertion (presupposition) is wrong; in fact,
yes he is tall"). Italian doesn't have it and neither does English.

Can someone direct me to relevant papers on the matter?


Ira Noveck
Institut des Sciences Cognitives
Lyon, France

LL Issue: 11.2201
Date posted: 11-Oct-2000


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