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Ergativity and Role-Marking in Hawrami

Ergativity: “...grammatical pattern in which the subject of an intransitive clause [S] is treated in the same way as the object of a transitive clause [O], and differently from a transitive subject [A]” (Dixon 1994)

Research for this paper paper was supported by a grant from the Leverhulme Foundation to Anders Holmberg. The dialect represented here is that of Pawa.

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Ergativity and Role-Marking in Hawrami

Anders Holmberg, University of Newcastle
David Odden, CASTL Ohio State University
August 2004

University of Leipzig & Max Plank Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology

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