45 Tightness of the link between the past marker and the verb

This feature is described more fully in chapter 45.


This feature asks how tightly combined the overt past marker and the verb form are, especially which elements (if any) may intervene between the past marker and the verb.


Philippe Maurer and the APiCS Consortium


Particle, nothing can intervene4
Particle, only grammatical markers can intervene17
Particle, a few lexical items may intervene22
Particle, open-class items may intervene2
Particle, clause-second position1
No overt past marker exists16

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