Datapoint Diu Indo-Portuguese/Para-linguistic usages of clicks

Among the speakers of Diu Indo-Portuguese, a click is normally used to express negation in informal contexts, even though at times it appears to loosely acknowledge a question without contributing a very concrete answer. Whatever their exact meaning, it is clear that the para-linguistic usage of clicks is circumscribed to the context of replies to polar questions and, therefore, their use is restricted to the expression of logical meanings.


Clicks can express only logical meanings