The Function of Mitigation in Spoken Language.Analysis of <i>tak skazat’</i> (Russian) and <i>diciamo</i> (Italian).

  • Elizaveta Khachaturyan UiO

Abstract

The present article is dedicated to the analysis of one Italian and one Russian discourse marker (DM), both of which are formed with the verbum dicendi skazat'/dire («to say»): tak skazat' («so to say») and diciamo («let’s say»).
Published
2010-12-22