On the Semantics of Verbs of Motion in Russian

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In this paper, I discuss the aspectual properties of verbs of manner of motion in
Russian. These verbs are characterized by special aspectual properties, since in
addition to the typical perfective/imperfective opposition, they exhibit a further
aspectual distinction, sometimes referred to in the literature as determinate /
indeterminate contrast. Determinate and indeterminate verbs do not differ in terms of their lexical meaning but do have different aspectual usagesץ
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 23rd annual conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
EditorsYehuda Falk
Number of pages15
StatePublished - 2007


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