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Marking boundaries between activities: The particle nii in Estonian
Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för moderna språk.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2175-8710
2010 (English)In: Research on Language and Social Interaction, ISSN 0835-1813, E-ISSN 1532-7973, Vol. 43, no 2, 157-182 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper studies a practice of marking transitions to a next activity in Estonian interaction. The particle nii is implemented at boundaries between activities or phases of activities, showing that a pragmatic particle need not be implemented only in regard to verbal matters, such as topic or turn sequence. Nii marks the prior activity or its phase as being closed down and the next one as imminent. Sequences of verbal and non-verbal actions in audio and video recordings disclose the multimodal nature of the boundaries marked by nii. Boundary marking entails a number of interactional capacities, including summoning, claiming authority, setting the agenda, making salient transitions within an individual course of action, marking the expectedness of the sequencing of activities, and changing opportunities for participation.

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2010. Vol. 43, no 2, 157-182 p.
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interactional linguistics, pragmatic particles, discourse markers, multimodal interaction, Estonian
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General Language Studies and Linguistics Specific Languages
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-103113DOI: 10.1080/08351811003737697ISI: 000277746200003OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-103113DiVA: diva2:686834
Available from: 2010-03-16 Created: 2014-01-13 Last updated: 2017-12-06

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