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Functional constraints in grammar

on the unergative-unaccusative distinction

by Susumu Kuno

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Published by John Benjamins in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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StatementSusumu Kuno, Ken-ichi Takami.
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LC ClassificationsP
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
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Open LibraryOL22607692M
ISBN 109027218218

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