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By Olga Borik

Investigating the temporal constitution of language, this article bargains with matters within the figuring out of demanding and element, proposes a brand new method of the most difficulties within the region, and seeks to set up the common semantic houses of 2 very important and contentious aspectual different types, perfectivity and imperfectivity.

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