Reflexiveness

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Reflexiveness is one of Charles Hockett's 16 Design features of language which states that in a language the speaker can use his/her language to talk about language. Speakers of a language are able to have knowledge about their language and be able to reflect upon it.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saxton, Matthew. "Child Language: acquisition and development". Sage Publications, 2010, p. 30.