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Mohammadi, Ariana N. 2019. Meaning potentials and discourse markers: The case of focus management markers in Persian. Lingua 229 : 102706.
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Evidence from three discourse markers in Iranian Persian indicates that shared meaning potentials in lexical elements lead to similar discourse and pragmatic functions in emergent discourse markers. This inquiry takes a corpus-based discourse analysis approach to provide an overview of a class of discourse markers that primarily take part in the information structure of Persian and function as focus management markers.