Accession Number:

AD0626207

Title:

STUDIES ON PREDICATION IN RUSSIAN, II. ON THE PREDICATIVE USE OF THE RUSSIAN INFINITIVE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

257.0

Abstract:

The second part of a study on the complex function of predication and its formal expression in Contemporary Standard Russian CSR. This Memorandum discusses the predicative use of the Russian infinitive against the background of its entire range of functions the semantic spectrum. The author surveys the predicative and semi-predicative use of the Russian infinitive studies its peculiarities by applying certain transformational procedures and discusses how it expresses predicative categories of time, modality, person, aspect, mode of action. Some suggestions for automatically translating Russian predicative infinitives are included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Linguistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE