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With the concept of Mood and Modality introduced by Halliday (1994) theorizing about the degree of definiteness in interlocutors’ utterances, linguists are now seeking to unravel the application of theory not only spanning across the spoken interlanguage, but also other languages, such as vernacular language.
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Many New Testament scholars look at language typology with suspicion. Some believe that using typological studies is dangerous because they have the potential to mislead the scholar to draw conclusions about Greek grammar not from the internal structure of the language, but instead the structure of other languages. 1,311 more words