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Inanimate Class

Inanimate Class

An inanimate class is a category of nouns that do not have human or animal referents.

In some languages, the inanimate class is a grammaticalized noun class.

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Source: Lyons 1968

Lyons, John. 1968.Introduction to theoretical linguistics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University.

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Source: Hartmann and Stork 1972

Hartmann, R.R.K., and F.C. Stork. 1972.Dictionary of language and linguistics. London: Applied Science.

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Source: Crystal 1985

Crystal, David. 1985.A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics. 2nd edition. New York: Basil Blackwell.

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