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" The number of stems, the use of which is restricted either to singular or to plural, is very great. Cases of this character occur even among the etymological prefixes. The personal pronouns and the possessive pronoun have two distinct forms : one group... "
Handbook of American Indian Languages - Page 686
by Franz Boas - 1922
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Bulletin

Ethnology - 1922
...among themselves, nouns among themselves. Nouns are also incorporated in the verbal complex, both as the subject of the intransitive verb and the object of the transitive verb. Such incorporated themes are used both for habitual and single actions. § 26. Comparison of Dialects...
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Ethnology of Canada and Newfoundland

David Boyle - Ethnology - 1906 - 179 pages
...the possessive pronoun have two distinct forms : one group is used to express the possessive pronoun, the subject of the intransitive verb and the object of the transitive verb; while the second group embraces the subject of the transitive verb. These two groups of pronouns are...
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Annual Archæological Report

Archaeology - 1906
...the possessive pronoun have two distinct forms : one group is used to express the possessive pronoun, the subject of the intransitive verb and the object of the transitive verb; while the second group embraces the subject of the transitive verb. These two groups of pronouns are...
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Sessional Papers - Legislature of the Province of Ontario, Volume 4

Ontario. Legislative Assembly - Ontario - 1906
...the possessive pronoun have two distinct forms : one group is used to express the possessive pronoun, the subject of the intransitive verb and the object of the transitive verb; while the second group embraces the subject of the transitive verb. These two groups of pronouns are...
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Semantics

Frank Robert Palmer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1981 - 221 pages
...is identified with what we would regard as the 'object' of the transitive verb. In these languages the 'subject' of the intransitive verb and the 'object' of the transitive verb are in the same case, the nominative or the absolutive, while the subject of the transitive verb is...
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Linguistic Anthropology

Alessandro Duranti - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 398 pages
...the sentence. Not all languages work like Latin or English. Some languages choose to group together the Subject of the intransitive verb and the Object of the transitive verb, giving the Subject of the transitive verb a special form - in this way emphasizing the agentive nature...
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