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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 a…

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Say, Sergey, “Antipassive”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief University of Kansas General Editor University of Chicago Associate Editors University of Kansas Brown University University of Amsterdam University of Warsaw University of Zagreb University of Mainz Stockholm University Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble, Stephen M. Dickey, Masako Ueda Fidler, René Genis, Marek Łaziński, Anita Peti-Stantić, Björn Wiemer, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032103>
First published online: 2020



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