"Approximately"
"Cam"

Author(s): Rodica Zafiu
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Fundaţia România literară

Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the special position held by the adverb "cam"(about, approximately, almost, rather) in Romanian as a principal manner to express vagueness and impreciseness. Various nuances used in various word combinations give different meanings and contribute to the phrasal enrichment of the language.

  • Issue Year: 2002
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 13
  • Page Count: 1
  • Language: Romanian