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The subjunctive in noun clauses

Lilo Moessner

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474437998
eISBN:
9781474490757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437998.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the frequency development of the subjunctive and its competitors, namely indicatives and modal constructions, in noun clauses in a corpus covering the historical periods Old ... More


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


Headless Relative Clauses in Tlaxcala Náhuatl

Lucero Flores-Nájera

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter describes the basic structural, morpho-syntactic, and semantic characteristics of headless relative clauses in the variety of Náhuatl spoken in Tlaxcala. It shows that the language has ... More


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