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The History of the Present English SubjunctiveA Corpus-based Study of Mood and Modality

The History of the Present English Subjunctive: A Corpus-based Study of Mood and Modality

Lilo Moessner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474437998
eISBN:
9781474490757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437998.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Based on the definition of the subjunctive as a realisation of the grammatical category mood and an expression of the semantic/pragmatic category modality the book presents the first comprehensive ... More

The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Pius ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

When a new name is necessary for a concept, word formation and borrowing are possible ways to produce one. As such, they are in competition for the creation of neologisms. However, borrowings can ... More

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