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The conditions under which to can be used to express GOAL with various prepositions clearly requires further study, but it is good to keep in mind that we might be dealing here with to in some sort of terminative or limitative use ('until').
There are few articles discussing the status of the Votic comitative and terminative, and even less studies of the same question in Lower Luga Ingrian.
To clarify the status of the Votic comitative and terminative in the contemporary language using recently collected field data.
To define the status of the comitative and terminative in contemporary Lower Luga Ingrian.
To compare the comitative and terminative in these two languages.
These sentences become much better--but are still marked--if the terminus role is represented not only by a topicalized argument, but also by a terminative particle inside the predicate phrase:
Renvall): Essive * Essive * Essive Essive Factive Factive Factive Translative Illative Illative Illative Illative Inessive Inessive Inessive Inessive Elative Elative Elative Elative Allative Allative Allative Allative Adessive Adessive Adessive Adessive Ablative Ablative Ablative Ablative Caritive Caritive * Abessive Abessive * Instrumental * Comitative Comitative * Terminative
Both sentences are well formed and grammatical; they differ only in terms of the auxiliary construction as a means of expressing terminative aspect and speaker stance.
Its use has been accounted for in reference grammars and linguistic treatments as a marker of "emotive terminative aspect" (Soga 1983).
As for "emotive terminative aspect," Soga points out that the construction may imply either regret or pride, depending upon whether or not the outcome expressed is an undesirable one (in the case of regret) or a desirable one (in the case of pride).
Verkuyl notes that the inner argument determines whether the VP is durative or terminative.
Thus, the path function l is a function that will map the specified quantity 3 at position i + 2 to the value + terminative of the relevant VP.