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Abtönungspartikeln und ihre Funktionen
Modal Particles and Their Functions

Author(s): Rano Begmatova
Subject(s): Language studies, Theoretical Linguistics
Published by: Oficyna Wydawnicza ATUT – Wrocławskie Wydawnictwo Oświatowe
Keywords: grammar; particles; modal particles; functions; emotion

Summary/Abstract: Modal particles have several special features and related difficulties, unlike other function words, such as articles, prepositions and conjunctions. In what follows, modal particles are described in respect of terminology, and the different definitions. In the second part, the modal particles are characterized their importance and functions are shown. Modal particles are becoming more common and more important, especially in the spoken language. After a study of the issue, we can ascertain that these types of words have a rather marginal status in grammar and linguistics. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to find a common terminology for modal particles, although this is may not prove be an easy task.

  • Issue Year: 15/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 41-47
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: German