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Re: active, passive, homo, heet.....eeek

From:daniel andreasson <danielandreasson@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 18, 2001, 22:41

> Wel, as I explained in another threat recently, "heten" is > a copula in dutch, so "Maarten" is not a direct object in this > sentence, but a nominal part of the verb clause, and on equal > footing with the subject. This suggest an active role for > "Maarten", imo.
Why do you think it's called a "copula"? :) ||| daniel, oh so silly