Typological Feature – Details

Typological Feature


Name
Noun: Present Progressive
Description
In present progressive: how is the marking of subject and object of nouns realized?

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Typological Variants

Name Description
N:PROG:A=O? In present progressive: Is the noun form for A the same as for O? I.e.: Does the noun look the same when it is subject of a transitive clause and when it is object of a transitive clause?
N:PROG:A=Sa? In present progressive:Is the noun form for A the same as for Sa? I.e.: Does the noun look the same when it is subject of a transitive clause and when it is subject of an agentive intransitive verb such as "work" or "dance"?
N:PROG:O=So? In present progressive: Is the noun form for O the same as for So? I.e.: Does the noun look the same when it is object of a transitive clause and when it is subject of an unaccusative verb such as "fall" or "die"?
N:PROG:Sa=So? In present progressive: 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")? I.e.: The language does not have a split between stative and active intransitive verbs.

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