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Long-distance Genitive of Negation in Lithuanian
This paper investigates the phenomenon of the replacement of Accusative case marking on the direct object of a transitive infinitive (or, rarely, participle) by the Genitive when the non-finite
Thematic roles, event structure, and argument encoding in semantically aligned languages
TLDR
A major outcome of research in the realm of ‘split intransitivity’ or ‘unaccusativity’ in various theoretical frameworks of both ‘functionalist’ and ‘formalist’ kinds is the more or less general agreement that the phenomena usually subsumed under these terms are semantically driven.
On the aspectual uses of the prefix be- in Lithuanian
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This paper attempts to provide an account of the two most clearly identifiable aspectual uses of be-: (i) its being part of the periphrastic forms expressing the avertive meaning recently established as a cross-linguistic gram; (ii) its use in the positive and negative continuative forms.
ASPECT AND ACTIONALITY IN LITHUANIAN ON A TYPOLOGICAL BACKGROUND
INTRODUCTION In this paper I am going to present some preliminary remarks on the problem of the realization of aspectual meanings in Lithuanian, seen from the perspective of current typologically
Multiple ergatives: From allomorphy to differential agent marking
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A cross-linguistic survey of case systems with several non-phonologically distributed markers of ergative case shows that in most languages the distribution of different ergative markers splits along the lines predicted by the referential hierarchy, thus complementing the much better known ergativity splits.
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