19.3895, Qs: Two Temporal Words in One Sentence

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Subject: 19.3895, Qs: Two Temporal Words in One Sentence

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Date: 18-Dec-2008
From: Dongtao Yu < yudongtao at yahoo.com.cn >
Subject: Two Temporal Words in One Sentence

 

	
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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 09:46:06
From: Dongtao Yu [yudongtao at yahoo.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:
yudongtao at yahoo.cn.

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

Linguistic Field(s): Typology






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