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Actionality (Aktionsart): Pre-Modern Hebrew
(2,122 words)

Actionality (Aktionsart) is a subcategory of Aspect. The term has been applied to at least two different types of aspect: situation aspect and phasal aspect. Situation or Aristotelian aspect (Binnick 1991:135–49) describes predicates according to their internal temporal contours. The standard taxonomy of situation aspect includes state, activity, accomplishment, and achievement. Phasal aspect describes alterations of the temporal constit…

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Cook, John A., “Actionality (Aktionsart): Pre-Modern Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000203>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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