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Conference Paper: A radically usage-based account of the development of the English 'epistemic' be bound to construction

TitleA radically usage-based account of the development of the English 'epistemic' be bound to construction
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Issue Date2016
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Temps, aspect, modalité, évidentialité:perspectives comparative, cognitive, théorique, appliquée, Université Paris Diderot, 17 et 18 novembre 2016. How to Cite?
AbstractPresent-day English has two modal be bound to constructions, the most common one an “epistemic” one and a less frequent deontic one. It is a matter of debate whether the more frequent construction is epistemic or a case of “participant-external necessity”, but diachronic corpus data show that it appeared much later than the deontic construction. The semasiological evolution of the form be bound to consequently resembles the “path” Bybee et al. (1994) suggest for should. However, though such semasiological paths are valid explananda for historical linguistics, they should not be taken to ...
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Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/236774

 

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dc.identifier.citationTemps, aspect, modalité, évidentialité:perspectives comparative, cognitive, théorique, appliquée, Université Paris Diderot, 17 et 18 novembre 2016.-
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dc.description.abstractPresent-day English has two modal be bound to constructions, the most common one an “epistemic” one and a less frequent deontic one. It is a matter of debate whether the more frequent construction is epistemic or a case of “participant-external necessity”, but diachronic corpus data show that it appeared much later than the deontic construction. The semasiological evolution of the form be bound to consequently resembles the “path” Bybee et al. (1994) suggest for should. However, though such semasiological paths are valid explananda for historical linguistics, they should not be taken to ...-
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