Still Tense ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/StillTense


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosemantic Property
                        |_ Tense Property
                              |_ Still Tense


Definition:

StillPresentTense is similar to PresentTense but carries the presupposition that an event or state held before the moment of utterance. In positive declarative clauses, still present tense asserts that the event or state holds at the moment of utterance [Comrie 1985, 54].


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: lug The still present tense combines past and present time reference. In Luganda, it contrasts with the not-yet tense, which is only found in the negative.
2009-06-04 13:28:09
mu-kya-tudde
you-STIL-sit
You are still seated.

References:
Comrie (1983: 54)


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