The contributions of this handbook deal with the languages of Europe and describe their different grammatical systems with regard to changes and developments in the course of time. The volume contains studies dealing with English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Greek, Hungarian and other Germanic, Slavonic and Romance languages. It is completed by a comprehensive bibliography and several indexes.Tense in Danish does not denote a#39;timea#39; in any objective sense but a#39;ex- periential distancea#39;, either actual experience or ... forms using the modal verbs ville a#39;willa#39; or skulle a#39;shalla#39; plus infinitive are relative times; akomme V/7 at (+ Inf) Mit. come toa#39; is modal, either alethic or deontic). ... PTC a#39;it should have been donea#39; c. hun bA¼rde kunne have gjort clel FAST INF INF 204 I. West- und nordgermanische Sprachen.
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