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A dialect word in some West Midland manuscripts of
Some proposals concerning the modal verb in English
This familiar regressive series
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abbreviation allographs ambiguous Amis hero Amis's appears arrive before six Berwickshire beside Caxton characteristic characters cit see note clause derivation dialect discussion distinction distribution DOST Dutch earlier Early Scots early spellings East Sussex Edinburgh element equivalent evidence examples Falset fifteenth century Flem Flemish founts Frisian further goben graphemes Henryson Ibid instance interpretation Kentish Kingsley Amis language later Latin Leontes letters ligature linguistic literary London manuscript Middle English Middle Scots mlo Dixon modal modern non-complex non-future noun novels O'Grady says occur Old Norse original Palmer parallel perhaps phonemic phrase poem possible present printed printer pronunciation prose Robert Henryson Scotland Scottish place-names scribe seems semantic sentence sequence silent stress sixteenth speech spoken structure style stylistic subcategorisation suggested sure syllable syntactic texts tion tomorrow underlying University of Edinburgh usage variant verb verse West Lothian words writing