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Title: “I am sure but I hedge” : fear expression kongpa as a rhetorical interactive strategy in Mandarin conversation
Authors: Yang, Y
Yap, FH 
Wong, TS
Keywords: Modal adverb
Mandarin
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Source: Workshop on Epistemicity, Evidentiality and Attitude in Asian Languages: Typological, Diachronic and Discourse Perspectives, September 3-5, 2012, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong How to cite?
Abstract: This study investigates how modal adverb kongpa is used in Mandarin conversation by linking epistemic uncertainty and potential negative impact of the related utterances together with the theory of hedging.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5942
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