Immediate Future Tense ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/ImmediateFutureTense


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


Definition:

ImmediateFutureTense, also called 'close future', locates the situation in question shortly after the moment of utterance [Dahl 1985,121; Comrie 1985,94; Bybee, Perkins, and Pagliuca 1994, 244-245).



Language Code: cdm This Chepang example illustrates the use of the suffix /dhaŋ-/, in combination with tense/aspect suffixes. With the immediate future, Caughley says that the action 'is about to begin'.
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ŋa-ʔi-dhaŋyo-dhaŋ-ca-ŋʔ
1.SG-AGR-IMM.FUTlook-IMM.FUT-FUT-1.EXCL
I am about to look/I will look now.

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


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