Inceptive Aspect ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/InceptiveAspect


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosemantic Property
                        |_ Aspect Property
                              |_ Inceptive Aspect


Definition:

InceptiveAspect, also called the ingressive, encodes the beginning portion of some event [Bybee 1985: 147, 149; Payne 1997: 240; Bhat 1999: 176].


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: nmi This Manipuri example illustrates the inceptive with an auxiliary verb meaning 'start'.
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məhak-phu-həw-wi
he-NOMbeat-INFstart-NFUT
He began to beat (habitual).

References:
Bhat (1999:52)

Language Code: ckt The inceptive is formed via affixation.
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wetgawə-ŋŋo-k
speak-INCP-INF
to begin speaking

References:
Muravyova (1998:537)


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