Passive and Voice
J. Benjamins Publishing Company, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 706 pages
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.
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Passive and voice
a typology of voice systems
Voice in Philippine languages
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accusative action active actor affected agent agreement analysis ANTI ANTI's antipassive appear argument aspect basic called causative Chamorro characteristics child clause consider contrast corresponding definite deletion derived diathesis direct discourse discussion distinction English ergative ergative construction examples expressed fact focus function given goal grade grammatical hand Hungarian indicates instance interpretation intransitive involve Juan languages latter lexical Linguistics locative look Maria marked marker meaning middle morphological nature nominal noted noun object oblique occur participle passive construction patient pattern perfective person Philippine languages position possible predicate prefix present Press pronouns properties prototypical question refer reflexive regard respect result role rule Russian seen semantic sentence similar situation status structure Studies suffix syntactic Table Tagalog tion tive topic transitive transitive verbs undergoer University verb verbal voice woman