The Grammar of Accusative Case in Kannada

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This article examines the distribution of accusative case morphology in Kannada, detailing the syntactic, semantic, and morphological factors that contribute to its occurrence. Accusative case morphology is optional on inanimate direct objects. When optional, its presence indicates a specific reading, which I argue is best modeled as a choice function. The… (More)

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@inproceedings{Lidz2006TheGO, title={The Grammar of Accusative Case in Kannada}, author={Jeffrey Lidz}, year={2006} }