Re: conjugating by object
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 6, 2003, 22:18|
On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 10:56:41PM +0100, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> En réponse à "Thomas R. Wier" <trwier@...>:
> > This thus constitutes an entirely separate system for grammatical
> > relations, to stand beside nominative-accusative, ergative-absolutive,
> > Split-S, and Fluid-S systems.
> You forgot trigger systems, a favourite of mine, which are not reductible to
> any that you listed and is certainly different from the system you
> explained :)) .[snip]
And while we're at it, you might be curious to read about Ebisedian's case
system, which is neither trigger nor accusative nor any of the accusative
variants. (I don't know what to call it... maybe "symmetric"?) For a brief
intro to how the Ebisedian case system works, take a peek at:
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