Passivo e aspetto verbale in resiano, russo e sloveno
Resian is a micro-language of Slovene origin spoken in the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli, specifically in the province of Udine. It has been in a situation of absolute linguistic contact with Romance varieties (Friulian and Italian) for centuries. This paper describes the forms and functions of the passive voice in Resian, taking into account how it interplays with the verbal categories of Tense and Aspect. Analysis is drawn through comparison with other Slavic languages and takes into account the possible role of language contact in the specific situation of Resian.