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Two Classes of Intransitive Predicates

  • William D. Davies
Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 2)

Abstract

There are two large classes of intransitive predicates in Choctaw, distinguished by their agreement patterns. With one class of predicates the subject determines nominative agreement, as in (1), while with the other class it determines accusative agreement, as in (2).

Keywords

Direct Object Embed Clause Nominative Case Agreement Marker Oblique Case 
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Copyright information

© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • William D. Davies
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EnglishCalifornia State UniversitySacramentoUSA

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