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Hmmm... do emotional experiences count?

John likes the wind.
The wind pleases John.

John fears the wind.
The wind frightens John.

John despises the wind.
The wind disgusts John.

Um... I dunno.

On 24 September 2016 at 21:29, Jeffrey Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> With verbs of experience, which is more common among natlangs: the
> experiencer is the subject or the experiencer is the object or other case?
>
> [i.e.  John hears the wind.  Vs.  The wind is heard-by John.]
>



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