write:Themajorsemanticdifference however isthat(atleastintheBritishcorporafromthesinvestigatedbyCoates:)themostcommonmeaningofcanistheunmarked abstrac

asinFigure.
thenabletocanbeÞttedtothesamediagram.Themajorsemanticdifference
however
isthat(atleastintheBritishcorporafromthesinvestigatedbyCoates:)themostcommonmeaningofcanistheunmarked
abstractoneofpossibility
whereasthehomegroundofableto
andstillitsmostcommonsense
isthatofability(i.e.capability
orpossibilityattributedtotheinherentpowersofthesubject/agentreferent).Nevertheless
liketo
abletohasbeenextendingitsuseintotheexternallyconstrainedorÔunmarkedÕterritoryofdeonticmeaning.Examples:()ItisdoubtfulifMorganwasabletotakehomemuchmoneytohiswifeandchildren
forhispay[…]was$amonth[…][BrownG]()CommissionerDonaldQuiggstatedthatthePatentOfÞcewouldnotbeabletoactonanimalpatentapplicationsbeforetheendoftheÞscalyearonSeptember.[FrownF]In()
MorganÕsactionisconstrainednotbyhisownintrinsicability
butbytheexternalconstraintofhissalary.Similarlyin()
whatpreventedthePatentOfÞcefromtakingimmediateactionnodoubtincludedobstaclesfromoutsideitself
suchasÞnancial
legaloradministrativeconstraints.Figure.isadaptedfromLeechandCoates(:).ThisissimilartowhathaspreviouslybeenclaimedforcanÐseeBybeeetal.(:Ð).Thepast/hypotheticalmodalcouldalsohasasimilarsemanticproÞleÐandwouldbesubstitutableforwasableandwould…beabletoinexamples()and()
forinstance.

 

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