Do the preterite and the perfect mean the same?
Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal • Alexander Andrason, University of Iceland • Wednesday 03 December 2008, 16:30-17:30 • Room 1.11, Classics Faculty. If you have a question about this talk, please contact James Clackson. Tea served from 4.15 Nowadays, Vilamovicean (Wymysöeris) is probably the smallest Germanic language in the world. It is understood by approximately eighty persons, and actively spoken by no more than twenty. From the group of these twenty speakers only a few are still fully competent and preserve the pure version of Vilamovicean. The ideas presented in this lecture are based on interviews with ten best Vilamovicean native speakers performed in July 2008 in Wilamowice in Poland. The analysis and description of the Vilamovicean verbal system presented here form a part of a wider research project led by the author in collaboration with Tymoteusz Król that aims at writing a compendious grammar of Vilamovicean. The verbal system of Vilamovicean inclu