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What is hesternal past tense?

 

Definition
 

Hesternal past tense is a past tense that refers to a time that is located somewhere in the span beginning with the period defined culturally as "yesterday" and extends back through some period that is considered nonremote.

Generic
  A hesternal past tense is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Comrie 1985b 87–88

 

Dahl 1985 126


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