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Su, Hsi-Yao. 2019. The metapragmatics of Taiwanese (im)politeness: Conceptualization and evaluation of limao. Journal of Pragmatics 148 : 26–43.
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This paper explores metalinguistic conceptualizations and metacommunicative ratings. ‘Respect’, ‘consideration’, and ‘self-regulation’ are the most ascendant notions. Self-regulation and decorum in public places are the most debated conducts. Evoked and unprompted data display other stress. Conducts are inclined to be debated from other extremities of the politeness spectrum.