publication . Other literature type . 2014

Aspectual Morphemes as Verb Classifiers in Slavic and Non-Slavic Languages

Menzenski, Matthew;
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  • Published: 20 Nov 2014
<p>This paper was presented at the Slavic Linguistics Society Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington on September 19 2014.</p> <p> </p> <p>Abstract:</p> <p>Janda et al. (2013) propose an analysis of Russian aspectual prefixes as verb classifiers, arguing that the prefix which forms the 'natural perfective' from a given verb serves to classify that verb according to its semantic characteristics. This analysis contrasts with the traditional analysis of Russian aspect, described by Tixonov (1998) and others, in which natural perfectives are formed via the addition of 'empty' prefixes which contribute no semantic content of their own. In Tohono O’odham (formerly know...
free text keywords: Linguistics, linguistics, russian, verbal aspect, linguistic typology, tohono o'odham, endangered languages, morphology
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