Modality Property ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/ModalityProperty


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Modality Property

Direct SubConcepts:

AbilitativeModality  ConditionalModality  ConditionalPhysicalAbilitiveModality  DeonticModality  EpistemicModality  EpistemicNecessityModality  EpistemicPossibilityModality  MentalAbilitiveModality  NecessityModality  ObligativeModality  PermissiveModality  PhysicalAbilitiveModality  PossibilityModality  WeakObligativeModality  



Definition:

ModalityProperty is the class of properties that concern the grammatical encoding of the status of the proposition itself, and not of the event to which the proposition refers, cf. AspectProperty [Palmer 2001: 1]. As a grammatical property, it represents those dimensions in the domains of knowledge (epistemic modality), social relations (deontic modality) and ability (abilitative modality), and possibly others.


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