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Mood and Modality
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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 epistemic…

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Emilia Ruiz Yamuza, “Mood and Modality”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000240>
First published online: 2013



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