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Re: Case

Date:Monday, November 10, 2008, 22:20
Campbell Nilsen writes:
> > So, for several conlangs I have nominative-accusative > alignment+passive voice. > > For 1 language which has the passive, there is the > construction "[noun]+[passive voice verb] by [noun2]". > The construction "by noun" has a special case, BUT I > don't know what it's called.
If you mean constructions such as "The ball was kicked by the girl" where "girl" is in the special case, how about "agentive case"? --Ph. D.