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Further remarks on reciprocal constructions

Haspelmath, Martin;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Benjamins
In view of the breathtaking scope of the comparative research enterprise on reciprocal constructions that was led by Vladimir P. Nedjalkov and whose results are published in these volumes, I have no choice but to select and highlight a few topics that I find particularly interesting and worthy of further comment and further study. I will focus here on conceptual and terminological issues and on some phenomena that have been discussed in the literature but are not so well represented in this work. I will also try to summarize some of the major known generalizations about reciprocals, as discussed in this work and elsewhere, in the form of twenty-six Greenberg-sty...
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