What is a deictic expression in linguistics?


A deictic expression is an expression that has a deictic usage as its
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A non-deictic expression is an expression for which you don't need context to understand it since it doesn't refer to anything in particular. Imagine you are walking along the beach
Use your dominant hand's index finger with arm outstretch making arch pointing to a specific place or spot for " OVER THERE"
deix·is (dīk′sĭs) n. The function of a deictic word in specifying its referent in a given context. [Greek, display, demonstrative reference, from deiknunai,
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