Transitivity and transitivity alternations in Rawang and Qiang

  • This paper is more about presenting phenomena and questions related to the concept of transitivity in Tibeto-Burman languages that I hope will stimulate discussion, rather than presenting strong conclusions. Sections 2 and 3 present alternative analyses of transitivity and questions about transitivity in two Tibeto-Burman languages I have worked on. In Section 4 I discuss some general issues about transitivity.

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Author:Randy J. LaPolla
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2010/07/19
Year of first Publication:2008
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/19
GND Keyword:Qiang-Sprache; Sinotibetische Sprachen; Nungisch
Page Number:9
Source: ; Invited paper presented to the Workshop on Tibeto-Burman Languages of Sichuan, Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, November 21-24, 2008
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Sprachtypologie / Language typology
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht