Grammatical profiles and the interaction of the lexicon with aspect, tense, and mood in Russian

  title={Grammatical profiles and the interaction of the lexicon with aspect, tense, and mood in Russian},
  author={L. Janda and O. Lyashevskaya},
Abstract We propose the “grammatical profile” as a means of probing the aspectual behavior of verbs. A grammatical profile is the relative frequency distribution of the inflected forms of a word in a corpus. The grammatical profiles of Russian verbs provide data on two crucial issues: a) the overall relationship between perfective and imperfective verbs and b) the identification of verbs that characterize various intersections of aspect, tense and mood (TAM) with lexical classes. There is a… Expand
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