Passive Voice ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/PassiveVoice


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Voice Property
                              |_ Passive Voice


Definition:

Associated with actions performed on the subject by an unspecified agent.
[McIntosh 1984,108] Refers to the category of verb forms, typically identifies with a specific morphological marking, that encode the derived diatheses in which the agent role is not linked with a subject noun phrase: Diatheis: D1=(X=AgOb)(Y+SUBabs/nom) [Shibatani 1995,7]



Language Code: mam In Northern Mam, the logical nonsubject takes on properties typical of the basic object.
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maØ-tx'eem-attzee?t-u?ncheep
tense3.SG.ABS-cut-PASStree3.SG.ERG-by.RNJosé
The tree was cut by José.

References:
Klaiman (1991:229) FROM England (1985:201)


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