Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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1. Defining the causative construction

The causative construction is a linguistic structure rendering an event viewed by the speaker as being causally dependent on some other event, although not overtly specified (Kemmer and Verhagen 1994:117). Accor…

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Adrian Macelaru, “Causative”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0051>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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