TAN keywords for types of modals (<modal>)

This file has been created ad hoc to reflect the kind of modal qualifiers that textual scholars habitually employ to provide nuance to their claims. These categories are not to be seen as necessarily correlating with any branch modal logic.

Master location: http://textalign.net/release/TAN-1-dev/TAN-key/modals.TAN-key.xml

Table 9.5. TAN keywords for types of modals

keywords (optional values of @which)IRIsComments
  • not

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:modal:not

Negates a claim.

  • possibly

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:modal:possibly

It is possible that the claim is true.

  • probably

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:modal:probably

It is probable that the claim is true.

  • improbably

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:modal:improbably

It is improbable that the claim is true.