|From:||Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 28, 2001, 18:37|
On Fri, 28 Sep 2001 13:58:28 -0400, The Gray Wizard <dbell@...>
>> From: Vasiliy Chernov[...]
>> Actually, split-ergativity makes the distinction easier, since there are
>> no split passives... or am I wrong?
>Depends on the criteria for the split. In my conlang, amman iar, the split
>is made along an animacy continuum causing speech-act pronouns to take a
>If you coupled this with an ERG/INS conflation (and perhaps a ACC/INS
>conflation?? Hmmm?), I think you wind up with the same level of ambiguity.
Yes, I see your point. Your examples from Amman-iar sound enough natural