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On the semantics of syntax

Eirian Davies

On the semantics of syntax

mood and condition in English

by Eirian Davies

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Published by Croom Helm, Humanities Press in London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Mood.,
  • English language -- Semantics.,
  • English language -- Syntax.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEirian C. Davies.
    SeriesCroom Helm linguistics series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1290 .D3 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4724330M
    ISBN 100391009362
    LC Control Number78011943

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