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On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 19:31:48 +0200, Carsten Becker
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>2)   Ayeri is a trigger language, that means fluid-S AFAIK.
>     The topic of a sentence can be any argument of a verb.
>     So is it possible, that one daugher language can
>     develop an nom/acc system and another one an abs/erg
>     system? I haven't found a tendency in Ayeri to one
>     of both ends yet, though. But I think because at least
>     the one standard version I have until now has no real
>     passive construction, it would tend to be accusative,
>     although there is a causative that makes some kind of
>     passive constructions possible: manŠo -> manaisa
>     (to invent, v. -> invented, adj.)

What about this one?