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Re: Trigger language?

From:Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work <daniel.andreasson@...>
Date:Friday, January 17, 2003, 14:14
Christophe wrote:

[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...) Daniel Andreasson --