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We were caught in a traffic jam. I didn't see him. Dimer will be at eight. The road may be blocked. The road might be blocked. Can spring be far behind? It could be true. You must be tired. It needn't be the only explanation. They should be back now. Auxiliaries in Danish Primary Modal have vare blive ville kunne mätte, skulle bürde (perfect tense) (perfect tense, passive voice) (passive voice) (future tense) (epistemic possibility) (epistemic necessity) (epistemic report and necessity) (epistemic probability) behove Examples Vi har kendt hinanden i mange är.

Since the source of modality is here the referent of the subject noun phrase, the term subject oriented is sometimes used instead of dynamic (cf. 2 above). ). It could also be argued, however, that they belong to the deontic type of modality. While it is fairly easy to understand that the notion of possibility lends itself to being construed in terms of possible worlds, it is less obvious that the notion of necessity is naturally accounted for in this way as well. Note, however, that although a modalized utterance like They must have arrived expresses necessity, it still differs from a categorical utterance like They have arrived in being non-factual and in this sense connected with some degree of uncertainty.

Det kan vcere sandt. ' Det mä vcere sandt. ' Det behover ikke vare sandt. ' Han skal mre en udmcerket mekaniker. ' Peter skulle vare i London nu. ' Peter bor vcere i Loridon nu. 1. The concept of modality By modal concepts are understood concepts of what is possible, what is necessary, what is probable, what is conceivable, and the like. The idea of modality is an old one, going back to classical Greek philosophy. Aristotle attaches particular importance to the notions of possibility and necessity.

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