Publication details [#52962]

Sadler, Mitsumi. 2010. Subjective and intersubjective uses of Japanese verbs of cognition in conversation. Pragmatics 20 (1) : 109–128.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
International Pragmatics Association
Journal DOI


From a usage-based language approach, this study provides new insights into the interactional and performative nature of language by dealing with the two commonly employed verbs of cognition in naturally occurring Japanese conversation, WAKARU and SHIRU, from a discourse pragmatic perspective.