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By Maud Devos

This variation brings jointly a few lesser recognized grammaticalization paths travelled by way of 'come' and 'go' in regular and not more prevalent languages. No unmarried publication quantity has been devoted to the subject of grammatical goals assorted from demanding and element to this point. This learn increases our perception in grammaticalization methods normally as they strength us to reconsider definite points of grammaticalization.

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G. Polish, Wiemer 2004: 301; German, Riehl 2001: 482–483; Vogel 2006: 119– 132); moreover, in the auxiliation process the meaning of the verb in the source construction persists in the target construction: venire as a change-of-state predicate maintains its dynamic character, resulting in a target construction which can be characterized as a (more) actional passive which differs from the (more) stative passive construction with essere ‘be’ in terms of dynamicity/stativity. Venire (‘come’) as a passive auxiliary in Italian 33 The characteristics of the source construction are also able to explain why in present-day Italian the passive construction with venire is only limited to noncompound tenses.

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