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Re: A Survey

From:Isidora Zamora <isidora@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 30, 2003, 16:51
At 11:41 PM 9/29/03 -0400, you wrote:
>I'm curious to see everyone's answers to the following questions: > >1. Does your language(s) distinguish between active ("X breaks Y"), middle >("X breaks (apart)"), and passive ("X is broken (by Y)")?
Is *that* what the "middle voice" is? I've been wondering for years and years what a middle voice was, ever since I heard that there was something called a middle voice in Greek, but I've never met anyone who could explain it to me. Isidora


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