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Aspect has been much studied in linguistics, both conventional and computational, and a loose consensus has emerged roughly as follows. A verb phrase describes a particular type of ‘situation’, which its aspect modifies by converting it into a different type. This yields two aspectual notions, for which I propose the terms primary and secondary aspect, corresponding to the traditional Aktionsart and Aspekt.
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