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Published: 19 September 2013

290 Pages | 2 b&w line drawings


ISBN: 9780199858743

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Aspects of Split Ergativity

Jessica Coon

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

  • Argues that aspect-based split ergativity does not mark a split in how Case is assigned, but rather, a split in sentence structure
  • Analyzes split person marking patterns in Chol, a Mayan language of southern Mexico