Øynduyska – VIII (Perfect, Imperfect, Experiential)

The continuing adventures of Øynduyska!

The Perfect, Imperfect, and Experiential

Three further past tenses are commonly encountered.

The perfect is used for past actions with an ongoing present relevence. It is formed from an auxiliary verb – either stąnn (“to be standing”) or ligga (“to be lying”) – followed by a preposition – either van or afti – and a verbal noun.

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