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Re: Aspect revisited

From:Mathias M. Lassailly <lassailly@...>
Date:Monday, November 16, 1998, 18:24
Charles wrote :

> I don't quite understand this yet, but suspect > that tense and aspect are lurking everywhere. > >
Everywhere. Everywhere. Everywhere. In bud and flower, birth, abortion and death, desire, wish and regret. In 'the' also. And in prepositions as in *towards an optimal auxlang*. Prepositions are predicates like verbs and nouns anyway and they are so considered by Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, etc. So they can have aspect too. Mathias ----- See the original message at