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The imperative and the subjunctive proper in Hungarian

The paper examines Hungarian complement clauses where two morphologically identical moods in Hungarian, the subjunctive proper and/or the imperative may be used, including comparison of minimal pairs of contexts, where both are grammatical. It presents a case study and its statistical analysis aimed at characterising the grammatical and semantic role of the moods in question. On the basis of the empirical study it is suggested that independent semantic factors also support the claim that these moods need to be handled separately.

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