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On Sat, 12 May 2012 12:30:44 -0600, Logan Kearsley
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>Split-ergative, with ergative agreement and nominative syntax. I would
>not find this at all surprising in a natlang, since morphological
>ergativity is more common than syntactic ergativity anyway.

This handout has a very quick rundown of interesting
mix-and-match patterns.

http://scholar.harvard.edu/mpolinsky/files/ergativity.MIT_.handout.pdf

The table on the second page on agreement and case-
marking seems relevant here.  It seems ergative agreement
with nominative case marking is so far unattested

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William S. Annis
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