intransitive verb form


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Noun1.intransitive verb form - a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object
verb - the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
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In a third person, singular intransitive verb form, there is no overt person marker.
In the Hittite translation, the Hurrian intransitive verb form ag = a = b has been omitted.
If we make the condition on linking that object nominals in Halkomelem cannot appear as delinked (oblique) NPs unless there is an appropriate intransitive verb form (such as antipassive), then the mapped causee condition can also account for the ungrammaticality of sentence (6b): Halkomelem allows a maximum of two NPs linked to inflected positions, and these must be the causer and the causee.