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Re: The meaning of -moH

Terrence Donnelly (terrence.donnelly@sbcglobal.net) [KLI Member]



--- On Thu, 10/8/09, David Trimboli <david@trimboli.name> wrote:
> 
> Overall, I agree with the point: there is some evidence
> that syntactic 
> differences exist among verbs, though the evidence is not
> conclusive, or 
> even necessarily convincing. If true, verbs may fall into
> one of three 
> classes: verbs of action that can take objects; verbs of
> action that 
> cannot take objects; and verbs of quality, which cannot
> take objects. 

Really, just two classes: one in which the subject performs the action on an object, and one in which the subject experiences the action or the quality of the verb.

-- ter'eS 






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