Close Future Tense ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/CloseFutureTense


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosemantic Property
                        |_ Tense Property
                              |_ Close Future Tense


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Language Code: cdm This Chepang example illustrates the use of the suffix /-kheʔ/, in combination with tense/aspect suffixes. Caughley says that the action as a completed unit is about to occur.
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kim-taŋdah-kheʔ-naʔ
house-ALLarrive-IMM-NPST
He is about to arrive at the house

References:
Bybee, Perkins, and Pagliuca (1994:245-246) FROM Caughley (1982)


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