Original scientific article
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On the origins of the epistemic, evidential, and subjectivity meanings in the mental state predicates: The case of Dutch

Karolien Janssens

Jan Nuyts
E-mail: jan.nuyts@uantwerpen.be
University of Antwerp
Abstract: This paper aims to contribute to the debates about the nature of the speaker-related meanings of the mental state predicates, on the basis of a diachronic corpus study into the semantic evolution of f...

Original scientific article
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Semantics of the verb shall in legal discourse

Olga A. Krapivkina
E-mail: koa1504@mail.ru
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9738-8122
Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Abstract: The article deals with the modal verb shall in English legal discourse. The analysis of theoretical and factual data shows that shall performs a number of semantic functions in legal texts that violat...

Original scientific article
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Modals and modality in translation: a case study based approach

Božana Knežević
E-mail: bknez@pfri.hr
Sveučilište u Rijeci

Irena Brdar
University of Rijeka
Abstract: This paper reports on findings from a recent study. On the basis of corpora, two legislative pair texts, cross-linguistic issues around modals and modality in Croatian and English were investigated. I...