Tense and aspect in informal Welsh / by Bob Morris Jones.

The author analyses the meanings of the inflections of finite verbs, perfect aspect, and progressive aspect in informal Welsh. The inflections convey factuality, tense, aspect, and habituality. Perfect aspect conveys anterior time or provides a retrospective view. Progressive aspect conveys a durati...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jones, Bob Morris.
Format: Book
Language:English
Welsh
Published: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2010.
Series:Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 223.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:The author analyses the meanings of the inflections of finite verbs, perfect aspect, and progressive aspect in informal Welsh. The inflections convey factuality, tense, aspect, and habituality. Perfect aspect conveys anterior time or provides a retrospective view. Progressive aspect conveys a durative view of a situation. There are exceptions to the general analyses and various constraints are discussed.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxii, 389 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9783110227970
3110227975
10.1515/9783110227970