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handout_6_pronouns - The Bound PRonouns ! Ergative (Set A)!...

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The Bound PRonouns Ergative (Set A) Absolutive (Set B) s. pl. s. pl. 1st in ( w ) - k- -en ʔ on 2nd a ( w )- a ( w )-. ..- é ʔ e š -e č ʔ e š 3rd u ( y )- u ( y )-. ..- ó ʔ ob’ - Ø ʔ ob’ - Set A (Ergative) pre # xes : (1) possess nouns, (2) mark the agents of transitive verbs, and (3) mark the subjects of imperfective intransitive verbs. - Set B (Absolutive) su $ xes : (1) mark the subjects of perfective intransitive verbs (“split ergativity”), (2) mark the subjects of stative/ equational constructions, and (3) mark patients of transitive verbs.
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The Independent PRonouns
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course ANTHRO 1160 taught by Professor Marczender during the Fall '09 term at Harvard.

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