Modality, subjectivity, and semantic change a cross-linguistic perspective

This text is a cross-linguistic exploration of semantic and functional change in modal markers. With a focus on Japanese and - to a lesser extent - Chinese, it is a countercheck to hypotheses built on the Indo-European languages

Main Author: Narrog, Heiko
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2012, 2012
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text is a cross-linguistic exploration of semantic and functional change in modal markers. With a focus on Japanese and - to a lesser extent - Chinese, it is a countercheck to hypotheses built on the Indo-European languages
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191742279