tense system


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Noun1.tense system - a system of tenses used in a particular language
language system - a system of linguistic units or elements used in a particular language
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The topics include digital processing of Bulgarian dialects: new synchronic and diachronic approaches, Anglijskij is from Anglija but francuzskij is from francuz: how Slavic derives language names, the collapse of the common Slavic tense system as a catastrophe in the development of the Slavic aspectual category, the fourth velar palatalization in Ukrainian: the northern dialects, demography and language activity in the history of the Slavic north, and English loanblend [N[N]] constructions in Bulgarian and Macedonian: a comparison.
The verb in archaic biblical poetry; a discursive, typological, and historical investigation of the tense system.
These are integrated tense system, syntactic parallelism, inversion and interrogative sentences.
This suggests that the entire tense system in Croatian may be aspectual in nature; cf.
The Verb in Archaic Biblical Poetry: A Discursive, Typological, and Historical Investigation of the Tense System. By TANIA NOTARIUS.
Amongst them should be highlighted her incorporation of William Bull's tense system as a way of explaining how time is conceptualized in different languages (1960), which helps in broadening the scope of the application of the originally anglophone TWT.
Helle Metslang and Hannu Tommola wrote a typological overview of the Estonian tense system "Zum Tempussystem des Estnischen" (--Tense Systems in European Languages II, Tubingen 1995).
The primary tense system, based on [+/-anterior] is dependent on the stative or non-stative status of the verb.
Yet, these transitions express the potentials inherent in the French tense system. Some linguistic theories, like Benveniste's, if not used mechanically and sketchily, may help account for these "turbulence zones," as some people have labelled them.
The first aim of this article is to distinguish between the two types of tense system, namely absolute and relative tense in Zulu.
His chapter on the tense system is still somewhat tentative, and by reporting on work still in progress he provides the reader with a fascinating glimpse into the linguist's workshop; didactically this is valuable, as it shows students that questions and method, the processual, can be more important than the answer as a product.