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Title: Modal Verbs in Germanic and Romance Languages
Edited By: Johan van der Auwera
Series Title: Belgian Journal of Linguistics 14
Description:

The Belgian Journal of Linguistics is a yearly publication devoted to a
specific theme determined by the topics of the meetings of the Linguistic
Society of Belgium.


Table of Contents

Johan van der Auwera and Patrick Dendale
Introduction

Delia Bentley
Metonomy and Metaphor in the Evolution of Modal Verbs: Evidence from
Italo-Romance

Gabriele Diewald
A Basic Semantic Template for Lexical and Grammaticalized Uses of the
German Modals

Kleanthes K. Grohmann
Null Modals in Germanic (and Romance): Infinitival Exclamatives

Jacqueline Gueron
From Need to Necessity: A Syntactic Path to Modality

Javier Gutierrez-Rexach
The Semanitcs of Spanish Permission Sentences: A Dynamic Account

Paul Larreya
Modal Verbs and the Expression of Futurity in English, French and Italian

Tanja Mortelmans
On the 'Evidential' Nature of the 'Epistemic' Use of the German Modals
mussen and sollen

Virginia Motopanyane and Larisa Avram
The Syntax of putea and its Mixed Typology

Fatima Oliveira
Some Issues about the Protuguese Modals dever and poder

Aurelia Usoniene
On the Modality of the English Verbs of Seeming

Mieke Van Herreweghe
*Motan in The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records

Maria Eugenia Vazquez-Laslop
Epistemic prometer and Full Deontic Modal Verbs

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Romance
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