Passive and Voice

Passive and Voice

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This volume brings together 18 original papers dealing with voice-related phenomena.The languages dealt with represent both typological and geographic diversity, ranging from accusative-type languages to ergative-type and Philippine-type languages, and from Australia to Africa and Siberia. The studies presented here open up many possibilities for theorizing and offer data inviting formal treatments, but the most important contribution they make is in terms of the insights they offer for a better understanding of the fundamentals of voice phenomena.... 3. entoons n-0-xi7 t-ki-7n then PROG-3SG ABS-DIR 3SG ERG-See-DS TV a#39;and then he saw it, a#39; 4. at-0 jun tal alemaj per ... entoons despwees n-0-ku7 t- pensaa7ra-n t-i7j then after prqg-3sg abs-dir 3sg ERG-think-ps 3sg-rn/theme TV THEMEanbsp;...

Title:Passive and Voice
Author:Masayoshi Shibatani
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 1988-01-01


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