Re: Trigger language?
|From:||Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work <daniel.andreasson@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 17, 2003, 14:14|
[animacy hierarchy languages]
> Those languages are neither nominative, nor ergative, nor
> active, nor even trigger. They are another type of language, which
> unfortunately doesn't have a specific name. FWIW, this type of languages is
> found exclusively in America, and I think even mainly in South America.
IIRC, Pohnapeian is of this kind, which is spoken in
Micronesia, so I think you'll have to add Austronesian
languages as well.
(Oh, I'm nitpicky today. Sorry...)