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Voice and Inversion

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  • Voice and Inversion (John Benjamins Publishing Co) – Hardcover (1994)
    by Prof. T Givon (Editor), Talmy Givon (Editor)

    Voice and Inversion

    Hardcover, John Benjamins Publishing Co
    1994
    English
    410 pages

    ISBN: 155619420X
    ISBN-13: 9781556194207

    This collection aims first to establish a structure-independent, language-independent definition of pragmatic voice, and more specifically then a universal functional definition of "inverse." The grammar and pragmatic function of the four major voice constructions -- direct-active, inverse, passive, antipassive -- are surveyed using narrative texts from 14 languages: Koyukon (Athabascan), Plains Cree (Algonquian), Chepang (Tibeto-Burman), Squamish and Bella Coola (Salish), Sahaptin (Sahaptian), Kutenai (isolate), Surinam ... Show more

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