A Semantic Study of Pragmatic Markers

Nagamurali Eragamreddy


According to pragmatics, the method by which a language user interprets a sentence representation offered by grammar based on the surrounding context to ascertain the messages and affects the speaker intended to express.  The goal in this paper is with a particular aspect of that procedure, namely, the aspects in which the syntactically coded meaning of a sentence serves as a clue as to the straightforward, literal signals that the speaker wanted to convey.  Pragmatic markers answer to the impulsive, interactive, communal, cordial, and courteous components of speaking and are a crucial part of verbal competency.  Since pragmatic markers play a variety of roles in distinct spoken language interpersonal settings, a variety of conceptual frameworks have been taken into account in describing and constraining their multi-functionality.  Pragmatic markers are chiefly categorized into four types.  Basic markers provide additional conceptual information beyond the hypothetical sense.  Commentary pragmatic markers contain procedural definition that signals the communication as a remark and propositional meaning that covers the full message.  Parallel markers add a full message to the basic message when signaling.  Discourse markers that indicate how the fundamental message relates to the previous conversation and give the addressee guidelines for how to understand the speech to which the discourse marker is connected.


Pragmatic markers, verbal competency, interactional contexts, conceptual frameworks.

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