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The history of Indo-European languages: alignment change as a clue

Toyota, Junichi LU (2009) In Early European Languages in the Eyes of Modern Linguistics p.331-340
Abstract
In this paper, the history of IE languages is studied in terms of alignment change. What is significant in this change is the emergence of transitivity as a basic grammatical operational system. However, there are varying degrees of transition to transitivity-based system, especially between semantic and syntactic transitivity. It is argued that these degrees of transition create differences in grammatical structures among IE languages.
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Early European Languages in the Eyes of Modern Linguistics
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Loudová, Kateřina and Žáková, Marie
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331 - 340
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Masaryk University
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