ON THE OLD RUSSIAN IMPERFECT Cover Image

О ДРЕВНЕРУССКОМ ИМПЕРФЕКТЕ
ON THE OLD RUSSIAN IMPERFECT

Author(s): Oleg Feofanovich Zholobov
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax, Historical Linguistics, Eastern Slavic Languages, Philology
Published by: Казанский (Приволжский) федеральный университет
Keywords: Old Russian language; historical grammar; functioning of Preterite forms; Imperfect; Augment; written records;

Summary/Abstract: The paper discusses the functioning of the Old Russian Imperfect. Particular attention is paid to the so-called Augment and Perfective Imperfect history. The results of the analysis of Imperfect forms in some ancient manuscripts are provided. They are the new evidence of the usual nature of Imperfect forms in the Old Russian language.