Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Some Morpho-syntactic Challenges in Abkhaz and Georgian

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Iran and the Caucasus

The article begins by examining a type of question-formation that equates to the English ‘can it really be the case that X?’ and presents an analysis of the same. It then moves on to consider a particular usage by Abkhaz of its reflexive construction to build a structure that translates a dynamic passive in languages that have the kind of clearly differentiated diathetical opposition active: passive, which Abkhaz lacks. Consideration of one specific example leads to speculation about what might have caused the long-standing puzzle of the unmotivated presence of the x-agreement-prefix attested in the oldest manuscripts of Georgian (viz. those from the khanmet’i-era).

Affiliations: 1: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

10.1163/1573384X-20150406
/content/journals/10.1163/1573384x-20150406
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
10
5
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1573384x-20150406
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/1573384x-20150406
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1573384x-20150406
2015-12-14
2017-12-18

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Iran and the Caucasus — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation