- adj. [逻]直接论证的；[语]指示的
a word specifying identity or spatial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs;
"words that introduce particulars of the speaker's and hearer's shared cognitive field into the message"
relating to or characteristic of a word whose reference depends on the circumstances of its use;
- Person deictic words can be found in every natural language.
- The most typical deictic words in modern Chinese are demonstrative pronouns this and that.
- deictic word 指示语