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By Jürg Fleischer, Elisabeth Rieken, Paul Widmer

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The contents of the current quantity will increase our knowing of the diachrony of contract platforms and supply an invaluable start line for destiny reports in this either attention-grabbing and complicated box of analysis.

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When there are subdistinctions within person, such as gender or honorificity, we coded the category that is said to be unmarked in the source (usually masculine, non-honorific). ) is well-known to be split sometimes within languages, so that some parts align ergatively, some accusatively. If 1 We did not assess the relative frequency of paradigms in terms of discourse frequency. This would be a very expensive project, and we doubt that results would have a major impact on our general findings since the number of relevant splits is too rare to begin with.

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