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Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
Deconstructing Ergativity Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features - Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
Author: Maria Polinsky
Nominative-accusative and ergative are two common alignment types found across languages. In the former type, the subject of an intransitive verb and the subject of a transitive verb are expressed the same way, and differently from the object of a transitive. In ergative languages, the subject of an intransitive and the object of a transitive ap...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780190256593
ISBN-10: 0190256591
Publication Date: 5/2/2016
Pages: 416
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