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Question about case names...

From:Sam Bryant <sam_bryant@...>
Date:Sunday, December 13, 1998, 6:32
Alright. I'm making a three-way distinction in LH:
-subject of transitive verbs
-subject of intransitive verbs
-object of transitive verbs.

I'd like to call these ergative, nominative, accusative respectively. But that
will probably deeply offend people's sensibilities. I could use agentive,
nominative, accusative. But under no circumstances will I call one of my cases
agent, patient, or absolutive.
What do y'all think?

ever green