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Title In the mood for mood / edited by Tanja Mortelmans, Jesse Mortelmans and Walter De Mulder
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (174 pages)
Series Cahiers Chronos ; 23
Cahiers Chronos ; 23
Contents Modals and the present perfect -- Constraints on the meanings of modal auxiliaries in counterfactual clauses -- Non-root past modals The Italian modal dovere in the conditional: future reference, evidentiality and argumentation -- The German evidential constructions and their origins: a corpus based analysis -- Adverbs at the interface of tense, aspect and modality: evidence from Turkish -- Epistemic modalities and evidentiality in Standard Spoken Tibetan -- Evidential extensions of aspecto-temporal forms in Japanese from a typological perspective -- Fake past and covert emotive modality
Summary This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 7th Chronos colloquium in Antwerp (2006), which deal with the expression of modality (in a wide sense), by modal and semi-modal verbs (in Germanic and Romance languages), on the one hand, and by other markers (in languages like Turkish, Tibetan and Japanese), on the other. The Antwerp edition's special conference topic was the interaction between tense and modality, of which some of the papers collected in this volume also testify. The volume covers a wide range of languages and topics. Specific topics include: the distinction between root
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Subject Germanic languages -- Semantics.
Germanic languages -- Syntax.
Modality (Linguistics)
Romance languages -- Semantics.
Romance languages -- Syntax.
Form Electronic book
Author De Mulder, Walter.
Mortelmans, Jesse.
Mortelmans, Tanja.
ISBN 9042032707 (electronic bk.)
9789042032705 (electronic bk.)