The semantic predecessors of need in the history of English (c750-1710)
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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Auxiliary verbs,
  • English language -- Semantics,
  • Modality (Linguistics)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-263) and index.

StatementLucia Loureiro-Porto.
SeriesPublications of the Philological Society -- 43
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1315.A8 L68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24073364M
ISBN 109781405192705, 9781405190855
LC Control Number2009021978

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