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Re: Transitivity marking on verbs.

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Monday, December 19, 2005, 19:57
Quoting Thomas Hart Chappell <tomhchappell@...>:

> *(BTW I would have included "perfect" as a mood, rather than a tense; but > at any rate Bybee agrees with me that it is not an aspect.)
This surprises me, since I tend to think of perfect as the prototypical aspect. Would you care to summarize why you feel it should be considered a mood? Andreas