Past participles from Latin to Romance

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University of CALIFORNIA Press, 1999 - Foreign Language Study - 574 pages
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From Latin through the Romance languages, which types of past participle survived? Which older, "irregular" types disappeared and which older, "regular" types proliferated? Which new types of past participles emerged, which proved popular in standard Romance languages, and which exist in a wide range of dialects? The author explores reasons for the expansion or contraction of each type, in each area.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Latin Past Participles
15
Past Participles in Eastern Romance
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