Datapoint Georgian / Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns

Language:Georgian
Feature:Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns by Johannes Helmbrecht
Value:Binary politeness distinction

Examples

Sentence 3751:

tkven

2nd sg. hon.

- the independent form migh be used for the same

purpose as the bound form x-...-t/ ...-t, but no data

are provided by

x-...-t/ ...-t

2nd sg. hon.

- the 2nd pl bound form is used for exceptional politeness in Georgian;

- other strategies to express politeness are employed

in Georgian such as special verbs 'be', 'motion', 'say', 'speak', 'know' used in greetings, commands, or questions

References