development of a copula from the verb 'to come'

peterarkadiev peterarkadiev at YANDEX.RU
Tue Dec 22 10:28:14 UTC 2009


>  Russian:
>  bud-u, -eŇ°', -et etc. 1. 'become' / future of 'be' 2. future auxiliary

I'm sorry, but 'budu' does not mean 'become', and even if it can have such a flavour in some contexts, this is by no means its (historically or synchronically) primary meaning.

Peter Arkadiev



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