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Query Details


Query Subject:   Tense and aspect markers
Author:   CATHERINE LEGER
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s):  Creole, Haitian


Query:   I would like to address a question to the linguistic community. I have
working on tense and aspect. In Haitian Creole, the marker for the
progressive (imperfective) and the marker for the future is homophonous. I
was wondering if this a common phenomenon in the languages of the world,
that is if it is common for the marker for imperfective and the marker for
future to be homophonous. The answers can be mailed at the following
adress: d126514@er.uqam.ca
LL Issue: 10.375
Date posted: 10-Mar-1999



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