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Constructional Aspects of the Rise of epistemic sentence adverbs in Russian.

Hansen, Björn (2010) Constructional Aspects of the Rise of epistemic sentence adverbs in Russian. Wiener Slawistischer Almanach 74, pp. 75-86.

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Abstract

In this article we are going to trace the transition of modal verbs into epistemic adverbs. This development found in nearly all European languages will be analysed on the basis of Russian možet (byt’) which goes back to the third person singular present tense of the modal verb moč’ plus infinitive. In our study we shall focus on the constructional aspects of this language change with the aim to ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:2010
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Slavistik > Lehrstuhl für slawistische slavische Philologie | Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Björn Hansen)
Subjects:400 Language > 400 Language, Linguistics
400 Language > 490 Other languages
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Owner: Veronika Wald
Deposited On:03 Feb 2012 08:14
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 18:33
Item ID:23358
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