Hewitt, George (2008) 'Conditional and other functions of forms in /-(za(.))r/ in Abkhaz.' Iran and the Caucasus, 12 (1). pp. 57-72.
Today in Abkhaz the forms in question are basically markers of protases (= if-clauses). But they have a range of other functions. The article looks at the spread of functions and suggests that the unifying semantic feature is one of /irrealis/.
|Item Type:||Journal Articles|
|SOAS Departments & Centres:||Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East|
|Depositing User:||George Hewitt|
|Date Deposited:||05 Jun 2008 14:01|
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