SIL International Home

French/English Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Tip: use * as a wildcard.
Filter =

French word list

up

  autorégulation
  auto-réparation
  autosegmental
  auto-sélection
  s'autosélectionner
  auxiliaire
  auxiliaire aspectuel
  auxiliant
  auxilié
  avalent
  avancé
  avancement
  avancer
  avant-plan
  avoir tendance à

down

Tip: use * as a wildcard.

English

modal2

Fr    auxiliaire de mode, auxiliaire modal, modal2, verbe modal

nS

Synonym(s): modal auxiliary, modal verb

Related term(s): semi-auxiliary

Source(s): ELL: 284, 2515-2516 (also "semi-modal"); Finch 2000: 130; Levinson 1983: 140; Longacre 1983: 252 (= modal word); Palmatier 1972: 95; Quirk etal. 1985: 135f. (also "marginal modal", "central modal"), 220; Radford 1988: 58, 151; Richards etal. 1992: 232; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 144-145; Trask 1996: 173


English word list

up

  mitigator
  mixed
  mnemonic
  mnemonics
  mobile
  mobility
  modal1
modal2
  modality1
  modality2
  modality3
  modalization
  modalized
  mode
  mode of action

down

Tip: use * as a wildcard.