a durative Aktionsart denotes an action that continues for a stretch of time and frequentative Aktionsart consists of a succession of identical actions.
Viewed from the perspective of Comrie's (1976: 16-48) terminology, cursive aspect corresponds to the label "progressive," frequentative Aktionsart corresponds to the label "habitual" (which here includes frequentative, iterative, etc.
In the above examples, the Syriac participle + [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] construction is employed to express both single progressive events (12:23) and a series of frequentative events (26:59).
The only other possible interpretation is a frequentative one, as is shown by the example (42).
In (42b), by contrast, tori-au is a complex verb with the meaning of the basic verb toru, to which au adds the reciprocal or frequentative component.
The frequentative interpretation is possible for nondurative verbs such as kisushi-au 'kiss each other', but not for durative verbs like mitsume-au 'gaze at each other'.
Momentative derivatives, contrary to frequentative ones, point to action that is short in duration.
Frequentative and momentative derivation have an opposite effect on the duration of the action to that expressed by the underived stem.
Veps derivation is particularly interesting in the light of cases such as example (3) in which it is unclear why the verb tuugoida 'understand' (3 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1972 : 587: tuukuida < most probably Russian [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'sense') is not used instead of the frequentative derivation, because the base verb in itself displays a durative action.
Verben kommen bei der Wiedergabe einer sich wiederholenden Handlung zum Einsatz.
Winkler), but rather as iterative or frequentative
(which is only mentioned as possible) (p.
18) The illusion is especially complete in the London tour, where the combination of the reader's experiential frame knowledge of urban environments and a body tour perspective enforced by a variety of place and time deictics, frequentatives