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Contents Lists of Tables and Figures .................................................................................... ix Preface to the Second Edition ................................................................................ xi Acknowledgments ................................................................................................. xv Preface to the First Edition ................................................................................ xvii 1. Introductory Remarks ......................................................................................... 1 2. The Simplex Series ........................................................................................... 17 2.1. The Present ............................................................................................ 17 2.2. Aorist Versus Imperfect Aspect ......................................................... 20 2.3. The Macedonian Simplex Past as Marked for Confirmative Status ...................................................................................................... 29 2.4. Basic Meanings of the Simplex Series ................................................ 45 3. The Sum Series .................................................................................................. 47 3.1. Sum Series as Unmarked Past ............................................................. 47 3.2. The Hauptbedeutung of the Sum Past .................................................. 48 3.2.1. Resultative and Indefinite .................................................. 50 3.2.2. Nonwitnessed and Nonconfirmative ............................... 52 3.2.3. Reported ................................................................................ 55 3.3. Conclusion ............................................................................................. 71 4. The Ima Series ................................................................................................... 73 4.1. The Meaning of Perfects ..................................................................... 73 4.2. The Ima Perfect ..................................................................................... 76 4.2.1. The Ima Perfect as Statal ..................................................... 76 4.2.2. The Ima Perfect as Statal Present Resultative .................. 77 4.3. The Ima Perfect in Western Macedonia ............................................ 82 4.4. Ima Series Versus Sum Series .............................................................. 84 viii Table of Contents 5. The Pluperfects ................................................................................................. 89 5.1. General Observations on Pluperfects ............................................... 89 5.2. The Beše Series ....................................................................................... 91 5.3. The Imaše Perfect .................................................................................. 93 5.4. The Imal Perfect .................................................................................... 95 6. Conclusion ....................................................................................................... 101 6.1. The Macedonian Indicative ............................................................... 102 6.2. Other South Slavic and Balkan Indicative Systems ...................... 108 6.3. Final Conclusion ................................................................................ 120 Appendix .............................................................................................................. 123 References ............................................................................................................ 173 ...

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ISBN
9780893579104
Related ISBN
9780893574109
MARC Record
OCLC
933516604
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
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