Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Causative

Causative

A causative may be indicated by a:

  • verbal affix
  • component of meaning in the verb
  • special construction

(English)

  • Herod had John killed.
  • The sun solidified the mixture.
Page/s: 70
Source: Faust 1973

Faust, Norma. 1973.Lecciones para el aprendizaje del idioma Shipibo-Conibo. Lima, Peru: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Page/s: 31
Source: Elson and Pickett 1988

Elson, Benjamin F., and Velma B. Pickett. 1988.Beginning morphology and syntax. Dallas, TX: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Page/s: 44–45
Source: Crystal 1985

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

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