Passive and Voice

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This volume brings together 18 original papers dealing with voice-related phenomena.

The languages dealt with represent both typological and geographic diversity, ranging from accusative-type languages to ergative-type and Philippine-type languages, and from Australia to Africa and Siberia. The studies presented here open up many possibilities for theorizing and offer data inviting formal treatments, but the most important contribution they make is in terms of the insights they offer for a better understanding of the fundamentals of voice phenomena.

[Typological Studies in Language, 16]  1988.  xi, 706 pp.
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Table of Contents
List of abbreviations
vii
Preface
ix
Introduction
Masayoshi Shibatani
1
Passive and voice
Bernard Comrie
9
Affectedness and control: a typology of voice systems
M.H. Klaiman
25
Voice in Philippine languages
Masayoshi Shibatani
85
Voice in Austronesian languages of Philippine type: passive, ergative or neither?
Charles M. De Wolf
143
Voice in Indonesian: a discourse study
Bambang Kaswanti Purwo
195
The passive in Slavic
Anna Siewierska
243
Passiveness in Hungarian: with reference to russian passive
László Dezső
291
The structure and typology of the Chinese passive construction
Mantaro J. Hashimoto
329
Passiveness in Kinyarwanda
Alexandre Kimenyi
355
Affected subject (‘grade 7’) verbs in Hausa: what are they and where do they come from?
Philip J. Jaggar
387
Tale of two passives in Ute
T. Givón
417
Formal and Functional aspects of the development from passive to ergative systems
Dominique Estival and John Myhill
441
Passives in Burushaski
Yves-Charles Morin and Étienne Tiffou
525
Mam voice
Nora C. England
525
Ergative, passive and antipassive in Nex Perce: a discourse perspective
Noel Rude
547
The antipassive in Chamorro: variations on the theme of transitivity
Ann Cooreman
561
Antipassives in Warrungu and other Australian languages
Tasaku Tsunoda
595
Antipassive in Chukchee: oblique object, object incorporation, zero object
Isaac Kozinsky, Vladimir P. Nedjalkov and Marija S. Polinskaja
651
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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