Nonfuture tense

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A nonfuture tense (abbreviated NFUT) is a grammatical tense that distinguishes a verbal action as having taken place in times past or times present, as opposed to future tense.[1] The tense is found in the Rukai, a language of Taiwan.[2]

References

  1. http://www.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsNonfutureTense.htm
  2. (Li 1996, 1997)