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simple past

[Subentry of past1, simple]

Fr    passé défini, passé historique, passé simple, prétérit

Synonym(s): past historic, preterite

Related term(s): aorist1, narrative text, simple tense

Source(s): Bybee etal. 1994: 55, 82; Comrie 1976: 61 (Simple Past); Comrie 1985: 24-25; Crystal 2003: 340, 418; Dowty 1986: 37; Kroeger 2005: 155; Lyons 1977: 705; Nash 1968: 170 (past absolute, past definite); Quirk etal. 1985: 189-190; Richards etal. 1992: 267


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  similar
  similarity1
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  simple clause
  simple lexia
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  simple word
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  simplification
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