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Author Nishida, Chiyo

Title Building a bridge between linguistic communities of the Old and the New World : Current research in tense, aspect, mood and modality
Published Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2012


Description 1 online resource (330 pages)
Series Cahiers Chronos ; v. 25
Cahiers Chronos.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Why imperative sentences cannot be embedded; Sporadic aspect as a pragmatic enrichment of dynamic root modality; Tense-aspect acquisition meets typology; Discourse structure and the perfective evolution of the Australian Present Perfect : Some new hypotheses; Future time reference and irrealis modality in Chamorro : A study of preverbal para; The syntax and semantics of infinitival yet constructions; Cross-linguistic variation in temporal adjunct clauses; On modal tenses and tensed modals
The realis and irrealis distinction in the Iquito languageRealis, factuality and derived-levelstatives: Perspectives from the analysis of Singlish got; Behavior adjectives: Dynamic, agentive and unergative; A defence of the overlap criterion for distinguishing between the French gerund and present participle; Locating Italian volere 'to want' and volerci 'to be needed, to be required' in the Verb-to-TAM chain; Ser and estar : Phrase structure and aspect
Summary The present volume is a collection of fourteen original papers selected from those presented at the first US installment of Chronos: International Conference on Tense, Aspect, Mood and Modality, which took place at the University of Texas at Austin in Oct
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Tense -- Congresses
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Aspect -- Congresses
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Mood -- Congresses
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Aspect
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Mood
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Tense
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Russi, Cinzia
ISBN 9789401208345