Aspect in Burmese: Meaning and function (Studies in Language Companion Series) by Nicoletta Romeo
English | Jan. 1, 2008 | ISBN: 9027231079 | 311 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
The book presents an overview of the aspectual system of Burmese, and it focuses on the analysis and description of the meaning and function of some aspectual markers which are among the most commonly used in the language. The analysis highlights a few important facts. Firstly, these markers, which typically follow the main verb within the verbal complex, derive from lexical verbs which are still in use in Burmese.