Auxiliary ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/Auxiliary


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Part Of Speech Property
                        |_ Predicator
                              |_ Verbal
                                    |_ Auxiliary


Definition:

Auxiliary is a term used to describe verbs which are used in coordination with another verb to express mood, tense or aspect of the action denoted by the main verb. Marginal auxiliaries share some of these properties, but not all. [Crystal 1985: 28; Pei & Gaynor 1980: 23]


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: eus NO_COMMENT
2009-06-04 13:28:06
ama-rentzateros-id-it-u-tlore-ak
mother-SG.BENbuy-PFV3.ABS-PRS-PL-AUX.2.1.SG.ERGflower-PL.ABS
I have bought some flowers for mother

References:
Saltarelli (1988:156)


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User Submitted Issues
Status: Pending Adding finite/ infinite distinction?
2010-12-16 13:31:52

For the concept auxiliary, there is no finite vs. Infinite distinction in GOLD.