Absolute Tense

Some articles on absolute tense, tenses, tense, absolute:

Relative And Absolute Tense
... Grammatical tenses are deictic that is, the time they refer to cannot be known without context ... may be either the moment of discourse or narration (a so-called absolute tense) or the moment under discussion (a so-called relative tense) ... English uses absolute tense ...
Al-Ikhlas - Interpretation and Commentary
... Something Absolute without any flaws ... Allah the Absolute is the Only One ... Lam – past tense negation – forces a verb to become past tense ...

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