A Yakut copy of a Tungusic viewpoint aspect paradigm
2014 (English)In: Paradigm change in the Transeurasian languages and beyond / [ed] Robbeets, Martine and Bisang, Walter, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014, 235-242 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
The paper deals with the morphological paradigm of the Yakut so-called “synthetic” imperfect. This paradigm is claimed to have been selectively copied in its entirety from a Tungusic language, most probably from Even, previously known as Lamut. If this is true, it is a highly remarkable phenomenon.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014. 235-242 p.
, Studies in Language Companion Series, 161
Turkic languages, Yakut, contact linguistics
Languages and Literature
Research subject Turkic languages
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-277432ISBN: 978 90 272 5926 4ISBN: 978 90 272 69737OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-277432DiVA: diva2:904934