Figurative use of past tense in Russian: a case study

Authors

  • Daria Chernova University of Tromsø

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7557/6.1264

Keywords:

past tense, figurative use, metaphor, metonymy, cognitive linguistics

Abstract

This article discusses past tense verbs in collocations with the future tense adverbial завтра ‘tomorrow'. It is shown that the past tense grammeme can express habitual, hypothetical and conditional meanings that are related through metonymy.

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Published

2010-01-01

How to Cite

Chernova, Daria. 2010. “Figurative Use of past Tense in Russian: A Case Study”. Poljarnyj Vestnik 13 (January):33-47. https://doi.org/10.7557/6.1264.

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Articles (editorially reviewed)