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Valency and Transitivity
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Absolutive noun phrase Absolutive phrase actor ali'i anaphoric ART woman boy The boy Chung clitic coreferential deletion DIREC ANAPH Directional noun phrases Directional phrase Dyirbal EMPH Equi-NP-deletion ERG ART boy Ergative languages Ergative noun phrase Ergative phrase expressed fafine fale fasi=a goal hit the girl hit TR iate independent pronouns intransitive L0C ART L0C/DIREC latou lava left-dislocated lenei loa lea Locative and Directional lona marking pattern matagi mental activity Mysterious Transitive Suffix N0N-PAST nofo nominalized verb NP.MKR 3.SG NP.MKR ART P0SS ART PERF go PERF l.SG phrase denoting proclitic pronouns pronominal pseudo-transitive verbs referential referring relationship relative clauses relativized Salelologa Samoan semantic semantic function semantic role semi-transitive verbs stative verbs syntactic syntactic pivot tagata tama PERF hit tama'ita'i teine PERF tion TR ART girl transitive action transitive clauses transitive suffix transitive verbs transitivization Ua alu Ua fasi undergoer unmarked va'ai valency verbs of motion whereas