Reciprocals and Reflexives: Theoretical and Typological by Konig Ekkehard, Volker Gast (Editors)

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However, on closer inspection it turns out that this bi-partition is a simplification, since –rr is sometimes used in reflexive contexts as well, and that -e is also used as a marker of reflexivity. Gaby re-examines the function of these two affixes from the perspective of this (apparent) form-function mismatch and comes to the conclusion that neither of the Reciprocity and reflexivity – description, typology and theory 23 two markers is specialized for reciprocity or reflexivity. Rather, both markers are associated with a range of meanings that overlap considerably with either reciprocity (-rr) or reflexivity (-e), without, however, being fully co-extensive with those domains.

Reciprocal constructions: Towards a structural typology Nicholas Evans No doubt he would have said he divided the world into two parts: a public part, usually involving people and the things they do with – or, rather to – each other; and another part, in which the world was simply itself. Cees Nooteboom, All Souls’ Day, p. 1701 1. Introduction2 Reciprocal constructions arguably denote the most complex event type to be expressed in most languages by regular grammatical means. A clause like John and Mary love / chase each other is generally said to represent at least two propositions – John loves Mary, and Mary loves John – and it is not unreasonable to argue that many reciprocal examples, at least, include a third one-place predicate with a conjoint subject, along the lines of John and Mary do this together.

Ja”, antwortet der Mann. “Ich auch”, f¨ugt die Frau hinzu. Reciprocal constructions: Towards a structural typology (5) 39 Ngurrbanbani-me-y? g. in object function. This is the case in a number of Oceanic languages of Vanuatu and New Caledonia, for example, such asTinrin (Osumi 1995), Sa (cf. [6]) and Mwotlap (Fran¸cois 2005), where a clause with the structure ‘they saw them’ can include mutual interpretations in certain contexts (perhaps favoured by particular verb lexemes) alongside disjunct and reflexive interpretations.

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