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RE: [gothic-l] Re: Why German has no future tense

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  • ashley overs
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    Message 1 of 6 , May 10, 2004
      thanks


      >From: "sollersuk" <sollers@...>
      >Reply-To: gothic-l@yahoogroups.com
      >To: gothic-l@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [gothic-l] Re: Why German has no future tense
      >Date: Sun, 09 May 2004 16:18:33 -0000
      >
      >
      > >
      > > > Come to think of it, the French use "aller" as an auxiliary to
      > > > express the future pretty often as well.
      > >
      > > That's used to express the imminent future, as in within the next
      >five
      > > minutes to a couple hours, so, 'je vais aller au march´┐Ż' I'm going
      >to
      > > go to the market.
      > >
      > > (Just throwing in my two bits. :) )
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > >
      > > Daniel
      >
      >And a bit wider as well, with a feeling of "intent" - "Je vais me
      >marier"; I would only expect "Je me mariera" with a date, even a
      >fairly vague one.
      >

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