deictic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δεικτικός (deiktikós, capable of proof).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈdeɪktɪk/, /ˈdaɪktɪk/

Adjective[edit]

deictic (comparative more deictic, superlative most deictic)

  1. (grammar) Of or pertaining to deixis; to a word whose meaning is dependent on context.
  2. Directly pointing out; specifying.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

deictic (plural deictics)

  1. (grammar) Such a word (such as I or here).

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French déictique.

Adjective[edit]

deictic m or n (feminine singular deictică, masculine plural deictici, feminine and neuter plural deictice)

  1. deictic

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