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This publication includes leading edge theoretical papers through best authors within the box, who additionally behavior unique box paintings and produce new information to mild. It includes articles that practice the latest theoretical instruments to the realm of ergativity, and discover matters that emerge. The articles are written by way of linguists with services in bringing unique information to endure on complicated theoretical concerns. the general subject matter of the amount is the formal expression of the diversity and boundaries of ergativity. the most sections are at the nature of ergative and absolutive case, the antipassive, break up ergativity, and ergativity in languages no longer ordinarily thought of to be ergative. Languages investigated are Basque, Chukchi, Georgian, Halkomelem Salish, Hindi, Inuktitut, Kirundi, Malagasy, Niuean, Nuumiipuut?mt, Russian, Tongan, and Warlpiri.
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However, this may not be a fact about binding, as the speakers we have consulted who agree with the judgments in (39) have the exactly the same judgments when the anaphor apnii is replaced by merii ‘my’: 40) a. konse laRke-ko merii ma. a. ghar-se nikaal degii? konsaa laRkaa merii ghar-se nikaal ma. a. ’ degii? give-FUT c. konsaa laRkaa merii nikaal diyaa? ma. ’ The contrast in (39) is thus does not appear to be about weak-crossover behaviour of absolutive vs. accusative objects, but rather seems to be about the licensing conditions of –ko, which is generally taken to be obligatory for animate objects (for discussion, see Bhatt and Anagnostopoulou 1996).
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