Publication details [#52961]

Kroskrity, Paul K. 2010. Getting negatives in Arizona Tewa: On the relevance of ethnopragmatics and language ideologies to understanding a case of grammaticalization. Pragmatics 20 (1) : 91–107.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
International Pragmatics Association
Journal DOI


This study discusses the grammaticalization process that has engendered the emergence of a special form of negation in Arizona Tewa, a Kiowa-Tanoan language spoken in the American southwest, focusing on the powerful role of discourse and language ideological factors in this process.