Introduction: perfectivity, telicity and the Nordic languages

Heidi Harley, Raffaella Folli, Britta Jensen

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    This volume contains articles by Kristín M. Jóhannsdóttir, Ingebjørg Tonne, Mai Tungseth and Anne Tamm on perfectivity and telicity in some of the Nordic languages. In this introduction, we summarise the main claims and conclusions of each paper, and briefly discuss the recurring themes and differences in the analyses proposed in the articles included in this special issue of the Nordic Journal of Linguistics.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)149-155
    Number of pages7
    JournalNordic Journal of Linguistics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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    Copyright 2007 Cambridge University Press. Article originally published in Nordic journal of linguistics, vol. 30, iss. 2, pp. 149-155. The original article can be found at


    • perfectivity
    • telicity
    • aspect
    • Norwegian
    • progressive
    • Icelandic
    • Estonian


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