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LINGUIST List 19.3895

Thu Dec 18 2008

Qs: Two Temporal Words in One Sentence

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Message 1: Two Temporal Words in One Sentence
Date: 18-Dec-2008
From: Dongtao Yu <yudongtaoyahoo.com.cn>
Subject: Two Temporal Words in One Sentence
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We are interested in finding languages in which two temporal words may
appear in the same sentence but be separated by other element(s), for
example, ''Last year he went to visit his parents three times in May.'' in
which ''last year'' and ''may'' are seperated by a clause.

If you know of a language with this property please contact Dongtao Yu:
yudongtaoyahoo.cn.

Dongtao Yu, Hunan Institute of Science and Technology, P.R.C

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

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