Accusative Case ( Concept )
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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Case Property
                              |_ Accusative Case


Definition:

AccusativeCase in nominative-accusative languages marks certain syntactic functions, usually direct objects [Hartmann and Stork 1972, 3,156; Crystal 1980, 11,246; Andrews 1985, 75; Anderson 1985, 181].



Language Code: tur In Turkish, the nominative is zero-marked. Also, in this language nonspecific objects do not take the accusative case.
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Hasanöküz-üaldi
Hasan-NOMox-ACCbuy-PST.3.SG
Hasan bought the ox.

References:
Blake (2001:87, 119) FROM Comrie (1989:132-6, 175-6)

Language Code: tur In Turkish, the nominative is zero-marked. Also, in this language nonspecific objects do not take the accusative case.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
Hasanöküz-üaldi
Hasan.NOMox-ACCbuy-PST.3.SG
Hasan bought the ox

References:
Blake (2001:87, 119) FROM Comrie (1989:132-6, 175-6)

Language Code: tur Informational verbs often have subjects which are agents, and nominal objects that are dative; the subject communicates knowledge to the object.
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MüdürHasan-amektu-ugöster-di
director.NOMHasan-DATletter-ACCshow-PST
The director showed the letter to Hasan

References:
Blake (2001:87, 119) FROM Comrie (1989:132-6, 175-6)

Language Code: lmw Lake Miwok has ten case enclitics.
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káac=uʔute
fish=ACChe.saw
He saw the fish.

References:
Mithun (1999:204) FROM Callaghan (1963: 96-98)

Language Code: tur Informational verbs often have subjects which are agents, and nominal objects that are dative; the subject communicates knowledge to the object.
2009-06-04 13:28:06
MüdürHasan-amektu-ugöster-di
director-NOMHasan-DATletter-ACCshow-PST
The director showed the letter to Hasan

References:
Blake (2001:87, 119) FROM Comrie (1989:132-6, 175-6)


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