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Causative and causation : a universal-typological perspective Author:	Jae Jung Song Publisher:	[London] : Longman, ©1996. Series:	Longman linguistics library

Causative and causation : a universal-typological perspective Author: Jae Jung Song Publisher: [London] : Longman, ©1996. Series: Longman linguistics library

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This text examines the structural similarities of causatives between languages and the pragmatic foundations of causatives. A wide range of languages are considered, taken from a database of over 600 languages, offering an international approach to causative construction. 
XIV, 295 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Comrie's universal grammar of causatives - an alternative interpretation; a typology of causative constructions; the evolution of causative affixes - a study in diachronic typology; Korean - a PURP type language; the functional basis of the typology.