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Counterfactuality
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The perfect tense may occasionally be conjugated with hawwehave in counterfactual contexts.

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The perfect tense may occasionally be conjugated with hawwehave in counterfactual contexts, even though the verb involved is normally unaccusative. An example is given below. In the counterfactual context, either verb of the perfect is acceptable:

Example 1

a. Hie ik mar earder nei hûs ta gien!
Had I DcP earlier to home to gone
(I wish) I had gone home earlier
b. Wie ik mar earder nei hûs ta gien!
Had I DcP earlier to home to gone
(I wish) I had gone home earlier

In a non-counterfactual context, only wêzebe is acceptable with geango:

Example 2

a. Ik bin wat earder nei hûs ta gien
I am a.bit earlier to home to gone
I went home a little earlier
b. *Ik ha wat earder nei hûs ta gien
I have a.bit earlier to home to gone
(I wish) I had gone home a little earlier
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