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    Temporal Interpretation without Tense: Korean and Japanese Coordination Constructions: Articles
    with Judith Tonhauser
    Journal of Semantics 27 (3): 307-341. 2010.
    Matrix clauses are tensed in Korean and Japanese, but both languages have coordination constructions where any non-final conjunct may or, in the case of Japanese, must be untensed. Building on analyses of the temporal interpretation of tenseless languages such as Yucatec Maya and Kalaallisut, this article argues that a truly tenseless analysis of the temporal interpretation of these non-final conjuncts is possible once the effects of Aktionsart and the discourse context on temporal interpretatio…Read more