Mood and Modality
(4,826 words)

Abstract

Verbal mood is a grammatical category that expresses modality contents. The Greek moods are imperative, subjunctive, optative and indicative. Modality is a super category loosely structured. Recognized types of modality are ep…

Cite this page
Emilia Ruiz Yamuza, “Mood and Modality”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000240>
First published online: 2013



▲   Back to top   ▲