Publication details [#65851]

Huumo, Tuomas. 2019. Why Monday is not in front of Tuesday: On the uses of English and Finnish front adpositions in sequence metaphors of time. Linguistics 57 (3) : 607–652.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper assays English and Finnish front adpositions generally employed in sequence metaphors of time.Together, the two languages show how a metaphorical motion scenario in a sequence metaphor is grammatically coded as a solid, unvarying array, where both participants are continually moving in the same direction.