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A '''deictic antonym''' is a type of [[antonym]] where words are antonymous due to [[deixis]].
 
A '''deictic antonym''' is a type of [[antonym]] where words are antonymous due to [[deixis]].
  
In [[English]] this applies to some [[deictic verb]]s and determiners, and [[deictic temporal pronoun]]s:
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In [[English]] this applies to some [[deictic adverb]]s, [[deictic verb]]s, [[demonstrative]]s and [[deictic temporal pronoun]]s:
  
For [[deictic verb]]s, "[[go]]" is the antonym of "[[come]]", and "[[bring]]" is the antonym of "[[take]]".
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* For [[deictic verb]]s, "[[go]]" is the antonym of "[[come]]", and "[[bring]]" is the antonym of "[[take]]".
 
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* For [[demonstrative]]s, "this" is the antonym of "that", and "these" is the antonym of "those".
For [[determiner]]s
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* For [[deictic adverb]]s, "here" is the antonym of "there".
 
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* For [[deictic temporal pronoun]]s, the [[absolute antonym]] of "tomorrow" is "yesterday"; otherwise "today", "tonight" "tomorrow" and "yesterday" are all [[relative antonym]]s of each other.
 
 
For [[deictic temporal pronoun]]s, the [[absolute antonym]] of "tomorrow" is "yesterday"; otherwise "today", "tonight" "tomorrow" and "yesterday" are all [[gradable antonym]]s of each other.
 
  
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[[EFL learner]]s may confuse these antonyms.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:07, 30 June 2020

A deictic antonym is a type of antonym where words are antonymous due to deixis.

In English this applies to some deictic adverbs, deictic verbs, demonstratives and deictic temporal pronouns:

EFL learners may confuse these antonyms.