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non-accusative, non-ergative, non-active ...

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Friday, March 8, 2002, 18:41
If I had a language with no case affices, where word order in sentences with
a transitive verb is SOV and in ones with an intransitive SV, could that
language be meaningfully be classified as accusative, ergative, active or as
not any of those three?

As you can probably guess, I'm planning to have a conlang work like this,
namely Altaii, and quite possibly also its sister Eithínin and their
ancestor Vaikin.


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