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On the Development of the Aspect System in Some Philippine Languages
|Title:||On the Development of the Aspect System in Some Philippine Languages|
|Authors:||Reid, Lawrence A.|
|LC Subject Headings:||Philippine languages|
|Citation:||Reid, Lawrence. "On the Development of the Aspect System in Some Philippine Languages." Oceanic Linguistics 31, no. 1 (Summer 1992): 65-91.|
|Series/Report no.:||Oceanic Linguistics|
|Abstract:||The verbal morphology of Philippine languages, typically complex, usually includes distinctions of voice, mode, and aspect that are problematic with respect to whether they are inflectional or derivational. This paper attempts to give an account of the development of the aspect systems of Tagalog and Ilokano. Their voice systems, closely intertwined with the aspect systems, are also considered. The aspect system posited for Proto-Extra Formosan closely resembles that of Ilokano. The Ilokano system resulted from a switch in the order of the two infixes |
|Appears in Collections:||Lawrence A. Reid: Articles, Monographs, Book Chapters|
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