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AuthorDixon, R.M.W.TitleErgativityPublishedCambridge University Press 1994
Status:Check Shelves SubjectMorphosyntaxCategoryCambridge Studies in LinguisticsMediaPaperbackISBN0521448980Call NumberDixon1994ETypeCirculating BookDescription

Contents: Introduction. Syntactically based and semantically based marking. Intra-clausal or morphological ergativity. Types of split system. The category of ‘subject’. Inter-clausal or syntactic ergativity. Language change. The rationale for ergativity. Appendix: A note on theoretical models.

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