Expressives

Authored by: Ad Foolen

The Routledge Handbook of Semantics

Print publication date:  August  2015
Online publication date:  July  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415661737
eBook ISBN: 9781315685533
Adobe ISBN: 9781317412458

10.4324/9781315685533.ch27

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Abstract

After having read the other chapters in this volume, the reader might exclaim: How fine an instrument language is to talk about the world! Indeed it is. No wonder that this “world-relatedness” is widely accepted as a core function of language (Bühler 1934).

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