[B-Greek] Speaking clearly: grammatical aspect, lexical aspect

Jonathan Robie jwrobie at mindspring.com
Fri Jul 6 09:58:53 EDT 2007

Eric Weiss wrote:
>   I suspect that other languages also have "aspect" and "aktionsart," but they 
>   are perhaps coded differently in their grammar and syntax than Greek encodes 
>   them (if I'm saying this correctly.

Books that discuss tense and aspect routinely mention that aspect is 
directly reflected in Russian morphology. Me, I don't know from Russian, 
but the syntax and grammar of Russian seem to have deeply influenced 
modern linguistics and modern descriptions of Greek.


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