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By Jack Hoeksema, Hotze Rullmann, Víctor Sánchez-Valencia, Ton van der Wouden

ISBN-10: 9027227616

ISBN-13: 9789027227614

This name encompasses a choice of papers at the semantics, acquisition and licensing behaviour of negation. a few of the contributions during this quantity are dedicated to the examine of English, Dutch, German, Hindi, and Greek, and there are a few common concerns surrounding negation that are addressed, similar to the characterization of the inspiration "strength of negation", and the matter of NEG-raising, the interplay of negation and modality, and the purchase of negation.

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1981. "Modalverben im Diskuni und im System". In Ingcr Rosengrcn (ed), Sprachc und Pragmafik. Lander Symposnun I9H0. Lund: Gleerup. 11-53, Zbavitel. Dusan. 1970. Non-finite verbalJonns in Bengali. Prague: Oriental Institute. " . Metalinguistic sentence negation in child English Kenneth F. Drozd Negation is one of the first functions to appear productively in children's spontaneous speech and has been a central topic in English language acquisition research for at least three decades (Klima and Bellugi 1966: Bloom 1970/1991: McNeill 1970: Volterra and Aminucci 1979: Keller- Cohen, Chalmer and Rentier 1979: Pea, 1980.

6) a. b . O-'p -iD-ip This may well hold for any language: in any language one may be able to express the equivalences in (6) by using the words or phrases for possible necessary and 'not'. However, as noted independently by Wunderlich (1981:41) and Horn (1991:97), with a foreboding in Dohmann (1974:66. 72). languages can be found to exploit the Aristotelian equivalence in the construction of conventionalized expressions for p\ but not for 0 P . I can illustrate this point with Bengali. ' . ' " ' (7) Bmgaii (Dasgupta 1980:114) 0 na hese pat h na.

Which is dilferent still. When it combines with negation, the result is vague between -. p and C- p". ' (i) Southern Dutch a . Hii moel dal docn. he ' b . musi that do. He must do that". Hijwor/dal mVf doen. Op' Possibly Southem Dutch thus evidences an in-between stage in the development from between a p to '-tap". ' ' - 6 This is not to deny that there may be subtle dilTerenccs (sec Brunncr 1979). 7 In terms of the three-layered modal square in 08) this is shown by the fact that ' O p' delines both one of the three layers and one of the four comers of the square, while ' Up' defines .

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