Inverse Voice ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/InverseVoice


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Voice Property
                              |_ Inverse Voice


Definition:

Signals when actions proceed from ontologically less salient to more salient participants. [Klaiman 1991: 32]


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: crk In Plains Cree, the inverse voice signals when actions proceed from ontologically less salient to more salient participants.
2009-06-04 13:28:07
ni-sekih-iko-nanatim
1-scare-theme.INV-1.PLdog
The dog scares us.

References:
Klaiman (1991:32) FROM Wolfart (1973:25)


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