Are prefixes always or never “empty”?

  • Tatiana Pozolotina University of Tromsø
Keywords: aspect, prefixes, cognitive linguistics

Abstract

This article investigates the prefix vy- in so-called natural perfectives. On the basis of syntactic constructions where vy-verbs occur, it is argued that that even in natural perfectives vy- is not semantically empty.
Published
2010-01-01
How to Cite
Pozolotina, Tatiana. 2010. “Are Prefixes Always or Never ‘empty’?”. Poljarnyj Vestnik 13 (January):49-62. https://doi.org/10.7557/6.1265.
Section
Articles (editorially reviewed)