Habituality in four Oceanic languages of Melanesia

von Prince, Kilu, Krajinović, Ana, Margetts, Anna, Thieberger, Nick, and Guérin, Valérie (2019) Habituality in four Oceanic languages of Melanesia. STUF - Language Typology and Universals, 72 (1). pp. 21-66.

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Abstract

Our knowledge about tense, aspect and modality (TMA) in the Oceanic languages of Melanesia has so far been severely limited by the lack of available data. Habituality in particular, as one of the less described TMA categories, has not yet been widely discussed for this group of languages. Based on corpus data and elicitations, we give a detailed overview of four languages, identifying common trends and addressing specific questions of general concern. These include the relation of habituality to (im)perfectivity and the relation between habituality and irrealis.

Item ID: 57537
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2196-7148
Keywords: aspect, Oceanic, reduplication, modality
Copyright Information: © 2019 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston.
Funders: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Projects and Grants: DFG MelaTAMP 273640553
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2019 07:36
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200320 Pacific Languages @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture @ 50%
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