Двойное отрицание
Thread poster: Constantin Bukin

Constantin Bukin
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Oct 23, 2002

Лекция в лингвистическом ВУЗе.

Преподаватель:

- Во многих языках двойное отрицание означает утверждение. Но нет такого языка, в котором двойное утверждение означало бы отрицание.

Голос с задней парты:

- Ага! Щазззз!


 

Elizabeth Adams  Identity Verified
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:) Oct 23, 2002

yeah, right!

 

Elaine Freeland
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Yeah yeah... Oct 24, 2002

... the original of this joke (or, rather, urban legend) can be found here:


http://www.urbanlegends.com/language/yeah_yeah.html


... along with tons of other useful stuff icon_smile.gif

Happy reading!




 

Comtrans1  Identity Verified
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In Bulgarian -" двойное положительное отрицание" Oct 25, 2002

Of course, such grammar term doesn\'t exist, but the construction is widespread in practice.

\"Да, да...\" - with the relevant intonation, of course icon_smile.gif


 

ttagir  Identity Verified
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двойное согласие в качестве отрицания :-) Oct 28, 2002

Точнее, полуторное условное согласие icon_smile.gif :


А как же! Вот только галоши надену... icon_smile.gif

Yours,

Tagir.



 

Natalie  Identity Verified
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А мы говорили - Oct 28, 2002

Щас! Вот только шнурочки поглажу!


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[ This Message was edited by: on 2002-10-28 22:43 ]


 

xxxxeni
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Вот сейчас все брошу... Oct 29, 2002

или как в известном анекдоте, где мальчик просит папу, который пьет пиво и смотрит ТВ, починить велосипед:


- Вот сейчас все брошу и стану тебе велосипед чинить! icon_smile.gif


 


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