Physical Abilitive Modality ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/PhysicalAbilitiveModality


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Modality Property
                              |_ Physical Abilitive Modality


Definition:

PhysicalAbilitiveModality indicates that an agent has the physical capacity to perform some action. [Bybee, Perkins and Pagliuca 1994: 192; Palmer 2001: 77]


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: lis PhysicalAbilitive encodes an internal condition of ability, whereby the agent has the physical capacity to perform some action.
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ásanyaamikhwakwú-
AsaTOPfieldhoeable-DEC
Asa is physically able to hoe fields

References:
Palmer (2001:77)


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User Submitted Issues
Status: Pending Unicode problems
2010-06-03 16:03:25

Example has boxes instead of unicode characters. Unapproved example. Ordered source (Palmer 2001). ER, 06/03/2010

Unicode seems to be working now - Matt 10/27/2010