Tag: tense

25 Are there any non-Indo-European languages with go-periphrasis? 2011-10-24T15:26:00.893

12 Is there any language that doesn't express Tense but allows "aspectual coercion"? 2011-11-14T15:57:42.933

11 Which languages conflate (imperfective) past and irrealis, and why? 2014-04-19T02:20:17.013

10 Do languages with high use of grammatical aspect generally lack grammatical tense? 2013-02-11T22:41:22.807

9 Which indigenous languages have marked Ancestral/Mythological Past in grammars? 2013-01-23T21:01:20.853

9 Are there any known natural languages in which tense is never (or very rarely) expressed through the modification of verbs? 2017-02-10T10:48:47.883

7 Relationship between possession ("to have") and tenses ("I have seen") 2014-05-15T17:42:05.727

7 Why does French use “be” as the auxiliary for a few verbs? 2016-05-09T21:56:47.117

6 How did English and Portuguese develop the construction "have+pp"? 2011-11-08T22:24:34.917

6 Is there a difference between a preterite and an aorist? 2013-04-15T00:41:41.053

6 In Latin protases, what's the different between the future and future perfect tenses? 2014-06-18T03:42:58.973

6 Is there any language where time is grammaticalised by inflections on something other than its verbs? 2015-06-16T09:21:56.627

5 Why isn't the future participle more diffuse in modern languages? 2011-12-15T01:27:05.543

5 Languages with no past tense? 2014-05-19T23:48:37.200

5 Are there any languages with a plufuture for tense sequencing? 2014-10-12T23:08:35.110

5 Can present tense be more marked? 2015-02-09T23:34:24.823

5 Is there really a perfect tense? 2017-06-05T17:28:27.383

5 Are there languages where the tense depends on time elapsed between events? 2018-02-19T10:23:25.913

4 How future tense was expressed in PIE? 2013-11-14T13:49:50.417

4 Imperfective aspect or Future tense? 2014-04-25T07:10:08.853

4 Is there a name for the tense some Romance languages used to use for stories? 2017-11-20T13:34:44.500

3 What is the present tense expressing future? 2012-09-22T12:26:19.863

3 Rules of forming past participle tense and perfect tense of a verb in Latin? 2013-10-23T01:38:41.823

2 What's the best term for the group of concepts pertaining to verbs which includes tense, mood, and aspect? 2012-05-30T12:27:39.080

2 How is the hesternal past, crastinal future etc. conveyed? 2012-11-28T16:03:59.317

2 What does "speech time" mean? 2013-03-30T03:51:43.137

2 Have the Spanish tenses stopped evolving? 2015-10-19T15:43:25.757

2 Do any language lack a present tense different from that used in Indoeuropean languages? 2016-03-17T14:09:53.690

2 Tenses/Voices that show whether something is finite or not 2016-05-07T03:47:41.673

2 Is there a language in which the present tense expresses only present time reference? 2016-06-15T16:14:09.070

2 Do auxiliary verbs always express different aspect/mood/tense? 2016-09-16T05:18:14.923

2 Tomorrow, he should pretend he *was* on a bus 2017-02-24T20:34:34.337

2 Why is the past subjunctive used within conditional clauses in English and Spanish? 2017-04-21T03:42:58.317

2 Is pluperfect an aspect or a relative tense? 2017-04-28T02:18:19.927

2 How can the perfective aspect apply to the present tense? 2017-07-17T21:40:59.127

1 Is 'should' a Tense? 2013-02-19T22:14:13.307

1 Grammatical Aspect and Lexical Aspect 2015-11-27T02:58:16.700

1 What are some languages that are least/most tense-sensitive? 2016-01-19T21:21:41.387

1 How verb tenses evolve 2016-03-30T21:52:31.407

1 English verbs with more than one past tense 2016-07-14T16:36:32.300

1 Lithuanian possessive perfect 2016-12-31T22:56:48.770

1 Are there languages with tense that lack a pluperfect? 2017-08-21T22:56:20.423

1 How did "will" lose the meaning "want" in English? 2017-11-16T23:00:29.527

1 What are some languages with inflected future tense? 2018-02-08T10:49:06.343

0 Diagnostic for Finiteness 2016-05-07T19:26:10.327

0 "Please to be <VERB>ing" in Indian english 2016-09-21T00:17:01.083

0 Usage of pluperfect in English to talk about metaphysical possibility in the present 2016-11-06T01:57:42.213

0 How can I write subject and predicate phrases so they can be interchanged for a multiple-choice test and still have subject-verb agreement? 2017-01-03T17:20:58.130