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Re: Analyzing Ayeri's syntactic and voice alignment (long)

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 5:59
Errata --

Matahaniya ang Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>:

> reluctant to call the active and patient nominative and
agent and patient
> (2b) Tenyayong. > tenya-(i)yong
> (2c) Məvantayāng. > mə-vanta-(i)yāng
> in focus. On the other hand, (3b) has S=P, which would > make '-(i)ya' be in the ergative, which would be the > subject in this case instead.
Of course, it is not. I meant the absolutive is the subject. Cheers Carsten -- Tenena, Nonamay 20, 2317 ya 23:28:19 pd Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 06:55:32 am