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2009 | 62 | 1 | 175-186
Article title

ON THE ORIGIN AND FUNCTION OF THE ERGATIVE POSTPOSITION IN HINDI AND ITS VARIETIES

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Abstracts
EN
The aim of the present paper is to give a brief overview of the old and current hypotheses on the origin of the agentive postposition '-ne' in Hindi and its dialects. The problem has remained unsolved and the opinions among Indian and Western scholars regarding it differ considerably. The present author attempts to show the possible source of the '-ne' postposition taking into consideration its vast array of functions in selected varieties of Hindi. The material has been selected from different sources - vernacular grammars, texts and the author's own field notes.
Year
Volume
62
Issue
1
Pages
175-186
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Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Krzysztof Stronski, Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiwicza, Wydzial Neofilologii, Instytut Orientalistyczny, al. Niepodleglosci 4, 61-874 Poznan, Poland
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CEJSH db identifier
10PLAAAA077916
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.9e1a7578-a170-3c1e-a1a9-fe4a145cc440
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