Home » Ergativity, Valency and Voice by Gilles Authier
Ergativity, Valency and Voice Gilles Authier

Ergativity, Valency and Voice

Gilles Authier

Published May 29th 2012
ISBN : 9783111740393
Hardcover
387 pages
Enter answer

 About the Book 

This volume is a collection of articles concerned with the typology of valency and valence change in a large and diversified sample of languages that display ergative alignment in their grammar. The sample of languages represented in theseMoreThis volume is a collection of articles concerned with the typology of valency and valence change in a large and diversified sample of languages that display ergative alignment in their grammar. The sample of languages represented in these descriptive contributions covers most of the geographical areas and linguistic families in which ergativity has been known to exist jointly with well-developed morphological voice, and some languages belonging to families in which ergativity or voice were not previously recognized or adequately described up to now.