Modals in the Languages of Europe - a Reference Work.  
  [SERIES]: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology - 44.  

Author Hansen, Björn & de Haan, Ferdinand / Boye, K.; Breu, W.; Caubet, D.; Cornillie, B.; Demulder, W.; Elsik, V.; Holvoet, A.; King, A.; et al.
Place of Publication Berlin / New York
Publication Name Mouton de Gruyter
Year 2009
Language(s) English
RARE book on the properties of modal constructions in the European area, with comparison of the systems in individual languages or language families from an areal and genetic perspective. [List of contributors]: Johan van der Auwera, Juliane Besters-Dilger, Kasper Boye, Walter Breu, Dominique Caubet, Bert Cornillie, Walter Demulder, Ana Drobnjakovic, Viktor Elsik, Ferdinand de Haan, Björn Hansen, Tine Van Hecke, Axel Holvoet, Lars Johanson, Petar Dimitrov Kehayov, Alan King, Erika Körtvely, Yaron Matras, Peter McQuillan, Amina Mettouchi, Catherine Miller, Tanja Mortelmans, Reeli Torn-Leesik, Anastasios Tsangalidis, Martine Vanhove, Dieter Vermandere. The book is divided into three sections: Modals in Indo-European languages (Western branch: Germanic languages, Irish, Romance languages, Greek), Modals in Indo-European languages (Eastern branch: Slavonic languages, Baltic, Albanian, Romani), and Modals in Non-Indo-European languages (). MAltese and Arabic vernaculars, Balto-Finnic, Hungarian, Berber, Basque, Turkic. The introduction and concluding chapter are by the editors. Contains a subject index, languages and language varieties index and names index. 235x160mm. XIV+572 pages. Hardcover. Spine edges slightly wrinkled. This rare book is in very good condition.
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