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Questions tagged [polypersonalism]
The various systems present in many languages by which verbs agree with not only the subject but also with the direct and/or indirect object(s) as well.
The Wikipedia article on polypersonal agreement states that it "has also been correlated with ergativity." This is certainly true of Basque, the only ergative language I have any familiarity with.
Nov 27, 2014 at 7:47
According to WALS, most languages using SOV as basic order of subject, object and verb have some kind of personal agreement markers. As far as I know, these affixes rise by grammaticalization of ...
Sep 29, 2012 at 12:35
I'm currently studying the Georgian language and it has quite a few interesting properties not common in more well known languages.
One property of the verb is called "version", "version markers" or "...
May 30, 2012 at 11:52
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