Authors country of origin: Kosovo
Institutional affiliation: University “Isa Boletini” in Mitrovicë
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article on the topic of modality and modal verbs, more specifically its main aim is to identify and classify modal verbs that express deontic modality in the Albanian language, bringing an overview of modal expressions used in the legal register, specifically in the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo. Modal verbs are a key component of the legal language consequently the current analysis focuses on the appearance of modals as well as how often they are used in legal documents. The theoretical part focuses on the types of modality and the meaning of modal verbs. To that end, the articles analyses the modality and modal verbs found in the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo. Using corpus analysis methods, the article reveals the most commonly used modality in this legislative text.
Keywords: modality, modal verbs.
Volume 4.No.1(2021): April (Humanities Session)
ISSN 2661-2666 (Online) International Scientific Journal Monte (ISJM)
ISSN 2661-264X (Print)
DOI : 10.33807/monte.20211839
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