Typological Feature – Details

Typological Feature


Name
Noun: Simple Past
Description
In simple past: how is the marking of subject and object of nouns realized?

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Typological Variants

Name Description
N:PST: O=So? In simple past: Is the noun form for O the same as for So? Ie: Does the noun look the same when it is object of a transitive clause as when it is subject of an unaccusative verb such as "fall" or "die"?
N:PST:A=O? In simple past: Is the noun form for A the same as for O? Ie: Does the noun look the same when it is subject of a transitive clause than when it is object of a transitive clause?
N:PST:A=Sa? In simple past:Is the noun form for A the same as for Sa? Ie: Does the noun look the same when it is subject of a transitive clause as when it is subject of an agentive intransitive verb such as "work" or "dance"?
N:PST:Sa=So? In simple past: Does a noun bear the same case form when it is Sa (subject of e.g. work) or So (subject of e.g. fall or die)? Ie: There does not exist a split into stative and active intransitive verbs.

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