Der Phraseoreflex Gott weiß als Diskursmarker im Deutschen: semantische und pragmatische Merkmale

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Abstract

The paper explores the loss of the religious connotations of the German phraseoreflex Gott weiß as a discourse marker with a low degree of idiomaticity. His religious connotation is partly shaded as a result of the discursive secularization, and the German phraseological unit Gott weiß became a discourse marker with distinct semantic and pragmatic meaning. Discourse markers are assertive utterances, exclamations which typically large than a word and modify linguistic actions. The discourse marker Gott weiß is the result of diachronic processes, such as grammaticalization and pragmaticalization. It functions in two ways: as a conversationally important operator and as a marker that can modify or link together speech acts. The phraseoreflex Gott weiß is a discourse marker for the expression of uncertainty, insecurity or affirmation. The ambiguity of the German phraseoreflex Gott weiß is combined with distributive elements: the semantics and pragmatics of Gott weiß change depending on the type of the subordinate clause as their syntactic complement such as constructions with ob-clauses or the so-called w-clauses or object dass-clauses. The German phraseoreflex Gott weiß is examined in 100 contexts.
Translated title of the contributionфразеорефлекс Gott weiß - дискурсивный маркер в немецком языке: семантика и прагаматика: разеорефлекс Gott weiß - дискурсивный маркер в немецком языке: семантика и прагаматика
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationTradition und Erneuerung: Sprachen, Sprachvermittlung, Sprachwissenschaft
Subtitle of host publicationAkten der 26. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Sprache und Sprachen GeSuS e.V. in Montpellier, 5.–7. April 2018
EditorsMarie-Laure Durand, Michel Lefèvre, Peter Öhl
Place of PublicationHamburg
PublisherVerlag Dr. Kovač
Pages383-392
ISBN (Electronic)9783339111111
ISBN (Print)9783339111104
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventTradition und Erneuerung:
Sprachen, Sprachvermittlung, Sprachwissenschaft: 26. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Sprache und Sprachen GeSuS e.V. in Montpellier, 5.–7. April 2018
- университет г. Монпелье, Монпелье
Duration: 5 Apr 20187 Apr 2018
Conference number: 26

Publication series

NameSprache und Sprachen in Forschung und Anwendung
Volume9
ISSN (Print)2364-561X

Conference

ConferenceTradition und Erneuerung:
Sprachen, Sprachvermittlung, Sprachwissenschaft
Abbreviated titleTradition und Erneuerung: Sprachen, Sprachvermittlung, Sprachwissenschaft
CountryFrance
CityМонпелье
Period5/04/187/04/18

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