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Publication Date: 1975
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On Contrasting the Semantics of the Modal Auxiliaries of German and English
Bouma, Lowell
Lingua, 37, 4, 313-339, Dec 75
The modal auxiliary system in both German and English is seen as a grammatical category (relative assertion) which stands in specific opposition to the absence of a modal in a sentence (factual assertion). (Available from North-Holland Publishing Co., P. O. Box 211, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.) (CHK)
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