This volume offers the research results on broadly defined topics centering around the voice system. With ample data from diverse language families and language types, the papers prepared originally by the leading scholars in linguistic typology offer new insights into topics such as passives and ergativity, passives and the focus system, voice and inverse marking, antipassives, semantics and functions of passives/antipassives. No construction type has ever played as significant a role as the passive construction in the ...

Passive and Voice 1988, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam/Philadelphia

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