An example of binding an argument with one syntactic position and multiple theta-roles is presented in (12), where the subject argument (Lisa) of the reflexive verb
pukeutua 'to dress oneself' is at the same time tine causer of the event and the theme argument.
Gillock sometimes translates the French passive voice as a reflexive verb
(divides itself instead of is divided), calls a blackbird a black robin (a rare New Zealand species that Messiaen never transcribed) writes Sharngndera instead of Sharngadeva in referring to the medieval Indian music theorist, and eviscerates Rilke's phrase that even' angel is terrifying (schrecklich, from the first Duino elegy) with the palliating word impressive.
Data were analyzed from two perspectives: prevalence of the various grammar forms - transitive, intransitive, and reflexive verb
forms, along with the total frequency of verbs, nouns, and adjectives, and person and number of pronouns; and prevalence of particular words - the ten most frequent verbs, nouns, and adjectives in each group of early adolescents.
36) Referred to in grammars of LT as the reflexive verb
or the 'middle' verb.
Moreover, the reflexive verb
loggarsi expresses the reflexive meaning of to log (oneself) in.
The words kav-el-ta : kav-ele-n (kaulen) (< kavu-da 'go somewhere; visit'), kac-el-ta : kac-le-n (< kac-ta 'look at') and the reflexive verb
aj-el-ta-kse : aj-ele-moi (drive-freq-refl.
Data were analyzed from two perspectives: prevalence of the various grammar forms--transitive, intransitive, and reflexive verb
forms, along with the total frequency of verbs, nouns, and adjectives, and person and number of pronouns; and prevalence of particular words--the ten most frequent verbs, nouns, and adjectives in each group of early adolescents.
This construction type that makes use of the general reflexive verb
"let itself", zich laten in Dutch and sich lassen in German, can be illustrated by the following Dutch and German examples.
For each pronoun, two inflected verbs are provided: a reflexive verb
and a nonreflexive verb.
Thus, according to Reinhart and Reuland, an intrinsically reflexive verb
In (22a) the reflexive verb
is derived from the transitive variant by a process of anticausativization and expresses an inchoative situation.
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