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THE CATEGORY OF FINITENESS AND TENSE VALUE OF THE PASSIVE PREDICATE

Branimir Belaj
E-mail: branimir.belaj@os.t-com.hr
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2334-9673
Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Osijeku

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Abstract: The author discusses tense value of the passive predicate, introducing a new category into the discussion - the category of finiteness. The discussion includes the value of passive predicate in almost all tenses and moods of Croatian, in order to shed more light on the cognitive domain of time in Croatian passive.
Keywords:
finiteness, adjectival passive, prototypical passive, reflexive passive, periphrastic passive, tense, non-linguistic time,
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