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Distance: distance

Values: Dist Mid Prox

Distance is typically a feature of demonstrative pronouns, determiners or adverbs. Its value distinguishes whether we are talking about something is close to the speaker or something removed from the speaker.

Armenian make a three-way distinction between demonstratives.

Prox: proximal

Indicate objects near to the speaker.


Mid: medial

Objects are near to the addressee.


Dist: distal

Objects far from both.


Distance in other languages: [hy]