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Certainly Chua's book would have gained in quality if she had used a more dubitative mode.
There is also an interpolated nuk which may be operating both as a dubitative particle ('maybe') and also as an additional syllable for the following two words which make up a dispreferred five syllable sequence.
APPL Applicative BEN Benefactive COM Comitative applicative conj Conjunction DUB Dubitative EMP Emphatic FUT Future IMP Imperative KB Karrbarda song LL Land gender MA Masculine gender NEG Negative NP Non-Past O Object P Past PROX Proximal demonstrative R Realis sg Singular SW Song word (vocable)
He notes that this usage may be associated with doubt, but that such evidentials themselves are not dubitative, as in some languages (such as Nepali) they can be used without encoding any notion of doubt.
of tokens % Reported speech 30 56 24 33 Hearsay 20 37 33 45 Labeling 4 7 12 16 Dubitative 0 0 4 6 Total 54 100 73 100 Total No.
Cela dit, j'aurais aime que certains des auteurs s'expriment d'une maniere un peu plus dubitative vu les assisses encore precaires des theories du developpement territorial.