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The Vedic -ya-presents: Passives and intransitivity in Old Indo-Aryan

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This book is the first comprehensive study of the Vedic present formations with the suffix ya (` ya-presents' for short), including both present passives with the accented suffix ya and non-passive -ya-presents with the accent on the root (class IV in the Indian tradition). It offers a complete survey of all ya-presents attested in the Vedic corpus. The main issue in the spotlight of this monograph is the relationship between form (accent placement, diathesis) and function (passive/non-passive) in the system of the -ya ...

The Vedic -ya-presents: Passives and intransitivity in Old Indo-Aryan 2012, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042035225

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