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Verma, Shivendra K. 1974. The semantics of 'caahiye'. Foundations of Language 12 (1) : 127–136.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
English
Keywords
Language as a subject
Person as a subject
Edition
0

Annotation

Halliday's and J. Boyd and J.P. Thorne's (1969: 'The semantics of modal verbs') notions of modality are applied to 'caahiye' constructions in Hindi, the underlying semantic structure of which is supposed to be 'I think it obligative for someone or something to undergo the effect of an action in a particular way'.