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Query Details


Query Subject:   "sollen"
Author:   Raija Solatie
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics
Subject Language(s):  German


Query:   Hi my colleagues,

As far as I know, there exist six modal verbs in German : duerfen,
koennen, moegen, muessen, sollen, wollen. I would like to do research
on the verb ''sollen'' in semantic framework. I am specially interested
in semantic fields of this verb, and I have the feeling that they are
much wider than it has been shown until these days.

So, I would like to know if there has been done some research on this
verb, also related to the other modal verbs in German.

Thank you in advance

Raija Solatie

Mme Raija Solatie
linguiste/philosophe
Kaskihara 20
02340 Espoo
Finlande
t鬠: +358-9-8136989
courriel : raija.solatie@kolumbus.fi
pages web : www.kolumbus.fi/raija.solatie






Mon, 21 Jan 2002 17:36:34 +0900
Noel Hunt
nhunt@lehman.COM
Concordance software for Japanese



Would anyone have some reference for concordance software
for Japanese? I am asking this on behalf of a friend from
the University of Sydney who would like some such software
for Japanese textual analysis.

Noel Hunt
LL Issue: 13.129
Date posted: 21-Jan-2002



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