The syntax of time and space primitives in French

Bert Peeters*

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The paper explores the combinatorial possibilities of the proposed semantic primes of time and space in French. It highlights the need for combinatorial and portmanteau allolexies to express some combinations, in particular, for many of the combinations involving WHEN/TIME.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-244
Number of pages10
JournalLanguage Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1997


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