Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grammaticize.

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Examples

  • Adding to my previous explanation of a tenseless conjugation in Common Proto-Indo-European PIE, I notice that by comparing the sigmatic aorist marked in *-s- with the experiential marker guo in Mandarin, a tenseless language, we start to see how it's possible for a number of dialects that have all grammaticized tense can still all derive, strangely enough, from a completely tenseless language.

    Looking for a simple origin to Hittite's hi-class preterite

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