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ob [Inchoative and Causative Verbs and the Middle Voice] middle voice
conjugation [2019/04/17 11:38] (current)
ob [Additional remarks]
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 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? 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//. A possibility for this one special verb (from [[User_ob]]) is the following, using **ver** as the root: infinitive **vera** or **vere** (depending on the suffix), imperative **ver**, participle 1 **verend**, participle 2 **varet**, present tense **er**, preterite **var**. Note that the first three forms are regular, and the second three irregular. ​
  
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