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Linguistic Test 33

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A category used to classify discourse and literary works, usually by form, technique, or content
A directive mood that signals the speaker’s act of giving permission
A thorough description of the meaning of a lexical unit.
A syntactic sentence type in a language that is used primarily to express such illocutionary acts, and is described as having imperative form
A reference point in relation to which a deictic expression is to be interpreted
An association between sets of lexical units which refers to the relative values for a property of an object or event as determined against a qualitative standard
Social deixis that encodes a low degree of status
A word or phrase which marks an exclamation.
A voice that indicates that the subject is the patient or recipient of the action denoted by the verb.
A case in which the referent of the marked noun is the possessor of the referent of another noun

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