LINGUIST List 11.2201

Wed Oct 11 2000

Qs: French "Si", Systemic Functional Ling/Spanish

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  1. Ira Noveck, Question on the French reply "Si"
  2. Susana Rezzano, SFL and Spanish

Message 1: Question on the French reply "Si"

Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 08:37:12 -0400
From: Ira Noveck <noveckISC.CNRS.FR>
Subject: Question on the French reply "Si"

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?

Yours,

Ira Noveck
Institut des Sciences Cognitives
Lyon, France
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Message 2: SFL and Spanish

Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 00:43:36 -0300
From: Susana Rezzano <susanaunsl.edu.ar>
Subject: SFL and Spanish


Dear All,
Does anyone have any references of studies on the Spanish language in the
framework of Systemic Functional Linguistics?
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