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Re: Changing worldviews with language (LONG)

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 5, 2002, 20:04
Teoh wrote:
> > Valency is the property of a predicate that says which core arguments it > > has. > >Interesting. So then Ebisedian verbs have 0 valency?
I'd guess so. If nothing else, I've been calling the Tairezazh verbs that can't take subjects or objects (eg _kresht_ "(it) rains") "zero-valent", if you remember our little discussion of (lack of) verb argument requirements a while back. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Broadband? Dial-up? Get reliable MSN Internet Access.