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Query:   About Optative Mood in Greek Language
Author:  Nicla Rossini
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Language Documentation

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS,
AS PROMISED, I'M SENDING YOU A SUMMARY OF MY RESEARCH.
IF YOU REMEMBER, I WAS MAKING A STUDY ABOUT OPTATIVE IN GREEK LANGUAGE...
THESE ARE THE RESULTS OF MY JOB:

- OPTATIVE, IN GREEK LANGUAGE, FALLS COMPLETELY IN HELLENISTIC AGE, BUUT
SIGNS OF
WEAKNESS ARE MANIFEST IN CLASSIC AGE AUTHORS ( ESPECIALLY IN TRAGEDIAN
POETS).

- TO EXPLAIN ITS FALL, WE SHOULD EXAMINE ALL MOOD'S SYSTEM.

- I CHOSE THE PROTOTYPIC APPROACH TO DESCRIBE EVERY MOOD: I FOUND ,FOR
EVERYONE,
A

LL Issue: 9.1457
Date Posted: 19-Oct-1998
Original Query: Read original query