Definition of DEIXIS

  • the operation or function of deictic elements
  • the pointing or specifying function of some words (as definite articles and demonstrative pronouns) whose denotation changes from one discourse to another
  • use of words relating to the utterer's time and place [n DEIXISES or DEIXES]

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