This chapter analyses the lexical item ouèche in its current usage as a discourse marker. It presents a qualitative analysis of the particle's funtion in the speech of multi-ethnic urban youth peer groups. Ouèche is a very well known, widespread, but understudied particle, particularly in its current usage as an interpersonal pragmatic marker.
|Translated title of the contribution||Lexical innovation among young speakers in multi-ethnic urban areas: "c'est banal ouèche"|
|Title of host publication||Langue française mise en relief: aspects grammaticaux et discursifs|
|Editors||Mireille Bilger, Laurie Buscail, Françoise Mignon|
|Publication status||Published - 9 Mar 2017|