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Dirk Elzinga wrote at 2003-06-16 16:23:57 (-0600)
 > On Monday, June 16, 2003, at 03:43  PM, Tim May wrote:
 >
 > >
 > > Ah, very good.  It's my impression, though, that the contextual
 > > meaning of such terms varies quite a lot cross-linguistically, so
 > > there probably are some differences from English, even if the
 > > general scheme is similar.
 >
 > Right. However, the differences will only become apparent when
 > larger chunks of discourse become available (i.e., I write
 > them). Until then, the specifics will have to remain undecided.
 >
 > > See e.g. the section headed "Deixis and the verbs 'to go' and 'to
 > > come'" on this page here,
 > > http://www.yale.edu/nahuatl/lessons/mainle04.html
 > > which talks about the differences in use between English, Spanish and
 > > Nahuatl (you have to scroll down)u.  It's not a terribly good source,
 > > but I had it bookmarked.
 >
 > Yes; this is the kind of thing I need to work out.
 >

I look forward to seeing how this develops.