Re: THEORY: Undechticaetiative?
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, December 10, 2005, 19:53|
Quoting Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>:
> On Sat, 10 Dec 2005 07:10:14 -0500, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
> > Since we've been speaking of dechticaetiativity lately, I was wondering
> > if there's a name for the opposite. Is there?
> The name for systems that treat O and DO the same, and IO differently is
> "dative". Confusing, but no more than using "ergative" as both a case name
> and a language type name.
On the plus side, "dative" is alot easier to spell than "dechticaetiative"!