ERIC Number: EJ532564
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
'Ever' and Universal Quantifiers of Time: Observations from Some Germanic Languages.
Language Sciences, v18 n1-2 p469-84 Jan-Apr 1996
Presents a diachronic, comparative analysis of three expressions of "ever" from English, German, and Dutch and attempts to shed light on the shifts of meaning of these time adverbs by discussing the relation between "always" and "ever," as well as the distinction into "always was" and "always will be". (12 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Contrastive Semantics and Pragmatics, Volume 1: Meanings and Representations.