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CONLANG  April 2000, Week 4

CONLANG April 2000, Week 4

Subject:

Re: VOS

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daniel andreasson <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 27 Apr 2000 00:21:18 +0200

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Jim Grossmann wrote:

> AFAIK, natlangs with ergative argument schemes mark ergativity
> morphologically.

Ever heard of Dyirbal...? ;)

> I suppose you could have ergative word order, where ergatives come before
> the verb and absolutives come after.
>
> BILLY