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Modality in Croatian: What We Should and Must Know About It

Ana Werkmann Horvat orcid id ; Filozofski fakultet u Osijeku

Puni tekst: hrvatski pdf 823 Kb

str. 53-76

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This review paper focuses on modality in Croatian, with a special emphasis on Croatian modal verbs, and covers various recent topics that occupy an important place in modality research. The paper presents different approaches to modality in Croatian literature, as well as some of the most important questions in modality research and their significance for the Croatian language. The topics covered in the paper include the main semantic characteristics of modal verbs, such as modal force and flavour, syntax of modal verbs, and layered modal structures. Finally, the paper concludes with reflections on possible future research topics in the field of modality in Croatian.

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modal verbs; Croatian; modal force; modal flavour; layered modality

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