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Re: THEORY: Alignment of ditransitive with monotransitive case roles.

From:David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 18, 2005, 4:31
Tom wrote:
(7) Does anyone besides me find these ideas interesting?

Another shameless plug:

(4) Are their attested natural languages that are in each of the
following pairs of types:
      (a)     Accusative and Secondary

I actually thought that Moro was like this, but as it turns out,
there's simply a marker that marks proper nouns optionally
whenever they're not the subject.

Matthew Dryer discusses some of these things in several of his
papers.  I can't find the one I'm thinking of, but it's probably on
his website here:

He's written a *lot*!

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