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Sometimes languages present speakers with choices among rival forms, such as the Russian forms ostrič’ vs. obstrič’ ‘cut hair’ and proniknuv vs. pronikši ‘having penetrated’. The choice of a given… (More)
This paper argues against a number of accounts found in dictionaries of Russian word-formation and shows that the verb vstat' ‘stand up' (1) even synchronically is derived from stat' ‘become' and (2)… (More)
Abstract Nearly two thousand perfective verbs in Russian are formed via the addition of so-called “empty prefixes” (cistovidovye pristavki) to imperfective base verbs. The traditional assumption that… (More)
We provide supplementary materials for a paper that contributes to the ongoing debate over Likert scale experiments, in particular the issues of how to treat acceptability judgment data (as ordinal… (More)
In 1985, Zwicky argued that ‘particle’ is a pretheoretical notion that should be eliminated from linguistic analysis. We propose a reclassification of Russian particles that implements Zwicky’s… (More)
This article presents a thorough investigation of the five Russian deictic words that correspond to the English meanings ‘here’ and ‘now’: zdes’, tut, sejčas, teper’ and vot. We analyze data from the… (More)
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