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This quantity offers fifteen unique papers facing quite a few elements of causative buildings starting from morphology to semantics with emphasis on language facts from imperative and South the United States. trained by means of a greater knowing of ways various structures are located either synchronically (e.g., on a semantic map) and diachronically (e.g., via grammaticalization processes), the amount presents a entire up to date viewpoint at the perennial matters within the grammar of causation similar to the distribution of competing causative morphemes, the which means differences between them, and the general form-meaning correlation. Morphosyntactic interactions of causatives with different phenomena reminiscent of incorporation and applicativization obtain targeted awareness as such easy matters because the semantic contrast among direct and oblique causation and the typology of causative structures.

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