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> While this aspect of ergativity ("morphological ergativity") is the most
> obvious, ergative languages often exhibit other features that make things
a
> bit more complicated.  For one thing, most ergative languages are not
> "strictly" ergative.  That is, many exhibit mixed or split paradigms that
> require accusative forms under certain conditions.  AFMCL, amman iar uses
a
> split ergative paradigm along an animacy continuum that causes speech act
> pronouns and demonstratives to take nominative/accusative forms.  Another,
> often overlooked, aspect of ergativity is "syntactic ergativity" whereby
> clause combinations and the omission of coreferential constituents in
clause
> combinations are subject to ergatively motivated constraints.  This is
also
> a feature of amman iar.  I discuss these features with a number of
examples
> at http://www.graywizard.net/Conlinguistics/ergativity.htm  For anyone
> serious about understanding ergativity I would recommend reading Dixon's
> text "Ergativity".
>

I must say that I doesn't understand anything at all of the page you're
refering to. Sorry :-)

/Martin