evidentiality

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

evidential +‎ -ity

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛ.vɪˌdɛn.ʃiˈælɪti/

Noun[edit]

evidentiality (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) The encoding into a language of the source of information being communicated, so as to distinguish (for example) hearsay from something actually witnessed.