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conjugation [2018/08/27 11:16]
ob [Inchoative and Causative Verbs and the Middle Voice]
conjugation [2018/08/27 11:42] (current)
ob [Inchoative and Causative Verbs and the Middle Voice] middle voice
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   * use the verb "​become",​ i.e. //de plat verd trok//   * use the verb "​become",​ i.e. //de plat verd trok//
  
-Regarding the middle voice, this relates to verbs in general. An example verb is "​burn"​ and a pair of example ​phrases ​is "the coal is burning"​ and "​we'​re burning the coal". The simple scenario of not making a distinction yields these translations:​ //de kol bren// and //vi bren de kol//. How should we handle these verbs?+Regarding the middle voice, this relates to verbs in general. An example verb is "​burn"​ and an example ​phrase ​is "the coal is burning"​, which can be interpreted as reflexive or causative. For this, and the unambiguous example of "​we'​re burning the coal", the simple scenario of not making a distinction yields these translations:​ //de kol bren// ​(ambiguous) ​and //vi bren de kol//. How should we handle these verbs?
 ==== Additional remarks ==== ==== Additional remarks ====
   * mostly it is proposed to make all verbs regular, except for the one for //to be//   * mostly it is proposed to make all verbs regular, except for the one for //to be//
  
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