"deictic" meaning in English

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Adjective

Forms: more deictic [comparative], most deictic [superlative]
Etymology: From Ancient Greek δεικτικός (deiktikós, “capable of proof”). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|grc|δεικτικός||capable of proof}} Ancient Greek δεικτικός (deiktikós, “capable of proof”) Head templates: {{en-adj}} deictic (comparative more deictic, superlative most deictic)
  1. (grammar) Of or pertaining to deixis; to a word whose meaning is dependent on context. Categories (topical): Grammar Translations (pertaining to deixis): deikta (Esperanto), déictique (French), deiktisch (German), deiktyczny (Polish), дейктический (dejktičeskij) (Russian), deíctico (Spanish), deiktisk (Swedish)
    Sense id: en-deictic-en-adj-jZ0KmWXw Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences Disambiguation of 'pertaining to deixis': 100 0
  2. Directly pointing out; specifying.
    Sense id: en-deictic-en-adj-q~3LIf7I Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup, Terms with Esperanto translations, Terms with French translations, Terms with German translations, Terms with Polish translations, Terms with Russian translations, Terms with Spanish translations, Terms with Swedish translations Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 10 81 10 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 14 71 15 Disambiguation of Terms with Esperanto translations: 8 82 10 Disambiguation of Terms with French translations: 9 81 10 Disambiguation of Terms with German translations: 12 77 11 Disambiguation of Terms with Polish translations: 14 72 14 Disambiguation of Terms with Russian translations: 8 82 10 Disambiguation of Terms with Spanish translations: 8 83 9 Disambiguation of Terms with Swedish translations: 14 72 13

Noun

Forms: deictics [plural]
Etymology: From Ancient Greek δεικτικός (deiktikós, “capable of proof”). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|grc|δεικτικός||capable of proof}} Ancient Greek δεικτικός (deiktikós, “capable of proof”) Head templates: {{en-noun}} deictic (plural deictics)
  1. (grammar) Such a word (such as I or here). Categories (topical): Grammar Hyponyms: pronoun
    Sense id: en-deictic-en-noun-O6wjwsqp Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Inflected forms

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