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Re: Ergative?

From:The RipperDoc <ripperdoc@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 29, 2002, 19:17
A short, simple question: what's ergative/absolutive?
I've seen it mentioned several times, and I've looked the words up in a
lingustic glossary, but I seem to fail to understand it :-) Please give
examples, I'm still very much of an amateur.



Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
The Gray Wizard <dbell@...>