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Is it a causative morpheme or a modal morpheme?

Words can mean different things. (I know this answer is terse but I'm not sure what else you expect. There's no rule that says "Languages can't have homophonous morphemes.")
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Does German have periphrastic causative constructions?

I am a native speaker of German and I am aware what causatives are. Apart from some fossilised causatives like fallen, fällen there are no grammaticalised causatives in Modern German. The closest ...
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Clause analysis for causative verbs

First of all, The kind of woman that makes people remember Marilyn Monroe. is not a sentence; it's a noun phrase. As Tom Robbins once put it, This sentence no verb. If it occurs in a corpus, its ...
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