Matthew S Dryer dryer at ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU
Mon Mar 30 18:49:29 UTC 1998

Garry Davis' question regarding preverbs seems to presuppose that there is
a crosslinguistic notion of preverb.  But in my experience the things
called preverbs in grammars have little in common apart from preceding the
verb (and sometimes not even that).  I am thus unable to make sense of his
question.  Are others familiar with some crosslinguistic notion of

Matthew Dryer

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