A pragmatic view of the Japanese complex forms : V-teiru and V-tearu
In this paper, the complex forms of V-teiru and V-tearu are morphologically analized as V-te i-ru and V-te ar-u. These compound predicates consist of the te form (V-te) and the existential verbs i-ru and ar-u. The paper further classifies all Japanese verbs into punctual and durative verbs, depending on their occurrence in the continuous form of V-teiru. On the basis of this classification, it is hypothesized that V-te i-ru and V-te ar-u are composed of two different types of verbs;...[Show more]
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