Slavic pluperfect: loci of variation

2019. №1, 30-57

Dmitri V. Sitchinava
Vinogradov Institute for the Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences;
National Research University Higher School of Economics;


The paper explores the space of semantic and formal variability of pluperfect constructions in Slavic against a wider typological background; the areal context is also addressed. The study is based both on parallel corpora and typological questionnaires.

For citation:

Sitchinava D. V. Slavic pluperfect: loci of variation. Voprosy Jazykoznanija. 2019. No. 1. Pp. 30–57. DOI: 10.31857/S0373658X0003593-1.


The research is supported by the grant of the Russian Scientific Fund No. 16-18-02003 and completed at the Moscow State Pedagogical University.