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Antipassive
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Antipassive constructions are derived intransitive constructions based on transitive verbs in which the patientive argument is demoted to an oblique position or left unexpressed. There are no dedicated antipassive markers in Slavic, but several subtypes of reflexive verbs meet the definition of antipass…

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Say, Sergey, “Antipassive”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 25 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032103>
First published online: 2020



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