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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
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.
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