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Future tense: Quiz


Question 1: Romanian, although a Romance language, patterns like Balkan languages such as Greek and ________ (cf.
Croatian languageSerbian languageSerbo-Croatian languageBosnian language

Question 2: to be to + Verb, e.g. "John is to leave tonight", which with the ________ of newspaper headline style becomes simply to + Verb, e.g. "John to leave tonight."
Bengali languageZero copulaArabic languageTurkish language

Question 3: habeo > ayyo > ________ ai, Modern French [e]).
English languageFrench languageRomance languagesOld French

Question 4: In ________, including English, the usual expression of the future is using the present tense, with the futurity expressed using words that imply future action ("'I go' or 'I am going' to Berlin tomorrow.").
North Germanic languagesWest Germanic languagesGermanic languagesOld Norse

Question 5: Romanian also forms a future tense from the ________, with a preceding particle, o, also derived from vrea:
Optative moodConditional moodIrrealis moodSubjunctive mood

Question 6: As the auxiliary verb lost its modal force (from a verb expressing obligation, desire, or intention, to a simple marker of tense), it also lost syntactic autonomy (becoming an ________) and phonological substance (e.g.
CliticInflectionSwedish languagePreposition and postposition

Question 7: ________) in that it uses reflexes of the verb
Romance languagesBalkan sprachbundAlbanian languageRomanian language

Question 8: The initial consonant of the root is ________ where possible, except for d, t or s which in certain cases is not lenited.
PalatalizationFortitionLenitionConsonant mutation

Question 9: The future tense forms in ________ varied by conjugation.
LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 10: See ________ for further details.
InfinitiveLatin conjugationRomance languagesVerb


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