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Modality in Germanic Languages

Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs)

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, syntax, linguistic structure,
  • Semantics (meaning),
  • Language,
  • Linguistics (Specific Aspects),
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Germanic & Scandinavian languages,
  • German,
  • General,
  • Germanic Languages,
  • Modality

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToril Swan (Editor), Olaf Jansen Westvik (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9016980M
    ISBN 103110143348
    ISBN 109783110143348

    The Germanic languages include some 58 (SIL estimate) languages and dialects that originated in Europe; this language family is a part of the Indo-European language subfamily in this list contains subgroups and individual languages. The standard division of Germanic is into three branches, East Germanic languagesMissing: Modality. The West Germanic languages include the three most widely spoken Germanic languages: English with around – million native speakers; German, with over million native speakers; and Dutch, with 24 million native speakers. Other West Germanic languages include Afrikaans, an offshoot of Dutch, Linguistic classification: Indo-EuropeanGermanic.

    Spread of Germanic languages: Icelandic (spoken in Iceland by thou. people) - Norwegian (spoken in Norway by 5 mill. people) - Danish (spoken in Denmark by 5 mill. people) - Swedish (spoken in Sweden and Finland by 9 mill. people) - Faroese (spoken in the Faroe Islands (north-east Atlantic) by 40 thou. people) - English (spoken by mill. people as a mother tongue + millions speak it Missing: Modality. German Books; Italian Books; Spanish Books; Ancient Greek and Latin Texts; Japanese Books; Portuguese Books; Foreign Language Learning; Assimil Language Learning System; African Language Learning; American North and South Language Learning; Asian Language Learning; Australian Language Learning; European Language Learning; Ancient and Classical Missing: Modality.

    The Germanic languages are a language family in the Indo-European languages. They came from one language, "Proto-Germanic", and were originally spoken in Northern, Western and Central Europe. The Germanic languages are separated into the East Germanic languages (all extinct), the North Germanic languages and the West Germanic stic classification: Indo-EuropeanGermanic. The Germanic Language Family is a part of a larger language family known as Indo-European. The Germanic languages include German, English, Dutch, the Scandinavian languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese), Yiddish, Luxembourgian, Frisian, and g: Modality.


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Modality in Germanic Languages (Trends in Linguistics: Studies & Monographs) Hardcover – Decem by Toril Swan (Editor), Olaf J. Westvik (Editor)Format: Hardcover. Modality in Germanic Languages by Toril Swan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Modality in Germanic Languages: Toril Swan: We use.

Dimensions of epistemicity in English, German and Norwegian conditionals; The modal particle schon: Its syntax, semantics, and pragmatics; Negation and modality in the Germanic languages; Expressive sentence types — a contradiction in terms.

The case of exclamation. Book Book Series. Frontmatter Pages I-IV. Get Access to Full Text. Preface. Pages V-VI. Get Access to Full Text. Contents. Pages VII-VIII. Negation and modality in the Germanic languages.

Palmer, Frank R. Pages Get Access to Full Text. Expressive sentence types — a contradiction in terms. The case of exclamation. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: I think --an English modal particle --Dimensions of epistemicity in English, German, and Norwegian conditionals --The modal particle 'schon': its syntax, semantics, and pragmatics --Negation and modality in the Germanic languages --Expressive sentence types: a contradiction in terms.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: Modality in Germanic Languages book, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: I think - an English modal particle, Karin Aijmer; Dimensions of epistemicity in English, German, and Norwegian conditionals, Oddleif Leirbukt; The modal particle 'schon' - its syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, Elisabet Ormelius-Sandblom; Negation and modality in the Germanic languages.

The book critically evaluates a range of proposals from the modality literature, focusing on the Theta-properties and the scopal properties of Modals in Germanic languages, and concludes that none of these previous proposals are able to account for the syntax of modals in Norwegian.

Buy Modality in Germanic Languages by Toril Swan, Olaf Jansen Westvik from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Book Edition: Reprint Modality in Germanic Languages: Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Trends in Linguistics: Studies & Monographs) (Trends in Linguistics.

Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]) Hardcover – 1 Jan by Toril Swan (Editor), Olaf J. Westvik (Editor)Format: Hardcover. It belongs to the Indo-European family of languages and is a West Germanic language. However, even though we live in the world where you can find someone speaking English almost everywhere, it is Missing: Modality.

On the Problem of Modality in Germanic and Turkic Languages borders of modality are purely the problems of linguistics and they must be analysed within the framework of linguistics.

In the field of modal logics created in accordance with the preparation. The Journal of Germanic Linguistics (JGL), published for the Society for Germanic Linguistics (SGL) and the Forum for the Society for Germanic Language Studies (FGLS), carries original articles, reviews, and notes on synchronic and diachronic issues pertaining to Germanic languages and dialects from the earliest phases to the present, including English (to ) and the extraterritorial g: Modality.

Contrastive Pragmatics and Translation Evaluation, epistemic modality and communicative styles in English and German of source language features on translations and also comments on the possibility of source language influence on target language norms via translations.

The book is of interest to researchers and students in a variety of Pages:   Since the publication of F. Palmer's Mood and Modality inwhen the topic of "modality" was fairly unfamiliar, there has been considerable interest in the subject as well as in grammatical typology in general.

Modality is concerned with mood (subjunctive etc.) and with modal markers such as English modal verbs (can, may, must etc.) and is treated as a single grammatical. The Germanic languages are related in the sense that they can be shown to be different historical developments of a single earlier parent language.

Although for some language families there are written records of the parent language (e.g., for the Romance languages, which are variant developments of Latin), in the case of Germanic no written Missing: Modality. Modality: meanings and uses - English Grammar Today - a reference to written and spoken English grammar and usage - Cambridge Dictionary.

Hans Frede Nielsen's THE GERMANIC LANGUAGES: Origins and Early Dialectal Interrelations is a translation and revision of DE GERMANSKE SPROG: Baggrund og gruppering (Odense University Press, ). As a student with a career in Indo-European studies in Cited by: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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In addition we offer several online g: Modality.Modal verbs and modality - English Grammar Today - a reference to written and spoken English grammar and usage - Cambridge Dictionary.