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The role of prefixes in the formation of aspectuality

Issues of grammaticalization
  • Edited by:
  • Rosanna Benacchio,
  • Alessio Muro,
  • Svetlana Slavkova,

One of the most widely debated topics in Slavic linguistics has always been verbal aspect, which takes different forms because of the various grammaticalization paths which led to its emergence. In the formation of the category of aspect in Slavic languages, a key role was played by the morphological mechanism of prefixation (a.k.a. preverbation), whereby the prefixes (which originally performed the function of markers of adverbial meanings) came to act as markers of boundedness. This volume contains thirteen articles on the mechanism of prefixation, written by leading international scholars in the field of verbal aspect. Ancient and modern Slavic varieties, as well as non-Slavic and even non-Indo-European languages, are represented, making the volume an original and significant contribution to Slavic as well as typological linguistics.

  • Keywords:
  • Slavic languages,
  • Verbal aspect,
  • Grammaticalization,
  • Prefixes,
  • Preverbs,
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Rosanna Benacchio

University of Padua, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-6940-9344

Alessio Muro

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea (the Republic of) - ORCID: 0000-0003-2794-7686

Svetlana Slavkova

University of Bologna, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-5900-6616

Rosanna Benacchio is Professor of Slavic Philology and Russian Linguistics at the University of Padua.
Alessio Muro is Assistant Professor of Italian Language at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Global Campus, Yongin, South Korea.
Svetlana Slavkova is Associate Professor of Russian Linguistics at the University of Bologna.

Davide Bertocci

“Intensive” verbal prefixes in Archaic Latin
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pp.41-58


Stephen M. Dickey

Prefixation in the Rise of Slavic Aspect
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pp.85-102


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pp.103-113


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pp.115-136


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Book Title

The role of prefixes in the formation of aspectuality

Book Subtitle

Issues of grammaticalization

Editors

Rosanna Benacchio, Alessio Muro, Svetlana Slavkova

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272

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2017

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© 2017 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-698-9

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978-88-6453-697-2

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Biblioteca di Studi Slavistici

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2612-7687

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2612-7679

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