Modes of Modality
Modality, Typology, and Universal GrammareBook - 2014
Modality is one of the grammatical categories in Igbo language studies that received the least attention within the last century. There is, however, a growing awareness that the category of modality is expressed in the language through specific verbs and suffixes that have recently been (re- )categorised as modal verbs and modal suffixes, respectively (Uchechukwu 2008, 2011). This paper explores further the issue of modality in Igbo by focusing on the constructions and lexical items that could be involved in the implicit expression of modality in the language. The different types of constructio.
Publisher: Amsterdam :, John Benjamins Publishing Company,, 
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 511 pages) : illustrations