Interjections
(590 words)

Abstract

Interjections are words which constitute an independent and complete utterance and express a conventionalized linguistic signal of the speaker’s reactions. The term ‘interjection’ can refer to a part of speech as well as to a type of utterance.

Interjections are words which constitute an independent and complete utterance and express a conventionalized linguistic signal of the speaker’s reactions. Since interjections are linguistic units in which the distinction between word, sentence and utterance is neutralized, t…

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Camille Denizot, “Interjections”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_SIM_00000485>
First published online: 2013



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