Östen Dahl (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈœ̌sːtɛn ˈdɑ̌ːl]; born 4 November 1945 in Stockholm) is a Swedish linguist and professor best known for pioneering a marker-based approach to tense and aspect in linguistic typology. Dahl finished his PhD at the University of Gothenburg and subsequently worked there as a docent before becoming professor of general linguistics at the University of Stockholm in 1980.[1]



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  1. ^ CV of Östen Dahl at Stockholm University
  2. ^ "Utenlandske medlemmer" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 4 July 2021.

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