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Discusses how Otomí verb prefixes include deixis in their function.
States that a key element to understanding the makeup of Otomí verbs is the role of deixis in the verb and elsewhere in the sentence. Discusses how every independent Otomi sentence is grounded in reality through deixis, and every dependent sentence depends upon deictic grounding in sentences around it.
An altnenate language name for Southwestern Otomí is Otomi de Estado de México.
1.1 Deixis in Otomí
1.2 The deictic center
1.3 Verbs without prefixes
1.4 Deictic adverbs
1.5 Directional verb suffixes
1.6 Derivational prefixes
1.7 The phonological reduction of verb prefixes
1.8 Augmentation of mutable verb roots
1.9 Interpreting homophonous prefix strings
2.7 Preposed descriptive modifiers
2.8 Postposed modifiers
2.9 Nonactive predicates
3.1 Present-tense prefixes
3.2 Completive-aspect prefixes
3.3 Future-tense prefixes
4.1 The syntactic distribution of conjunct clauses
4.2 First-person conjunct prefixes
4.3 Second-person conjunct prefixes
4.4 Third-person conjunct prefixes
5.1 The imperfect prefixes
5.2 Imperfect mí- with primary second-order prefixes
5.3 Imperfect mí- with conjunct second-order prefixes
5.4 The eventline adverb šì
5.5 The eventline prefix ší-
6.1-6.3 Punctiliar prefixes
6.4-6.6 Durative prefixes
6.7-6.8 Progressive prefixes
6.9 The future perfect prefix
6.10 Person-marking irrealis prefixes