inchoative


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For other examples of the -sc stem used in inchoative verbs, see florescere, adolescere, obmutescere, and the closest analogy, consanescere.
Frequentative derivatives can be used to create other derivatives, such as the inchoatives in the old data.
And unless one chooses to follow the theologically dubious path of postulating radically different ontological paths to salvation for those outside the Christian communion, this inchoative transformation of participants is found (analogously but really) in all situations where human beings respond positively to self-giving love.
The empirical validity of the ordering, reflecting the cognitive markedness of the inchoative or causative member of each pair, can be further tested against the distribution of different types of pairings in the individual languages.
When used with verbs that denote a state it has an inchoative sense:
He suggests that there is a continuum between inchoative and non-inchoative verbs and, overall, a continuum among all verbs running from pure stativity to pure activity.
A pertinent example of crosslinguistic tendencies and generalizations in the domain of argument structure is the derivation of inchoative verbs from causative ones by means of anticausative morphology, and, conversely, the use of causative morphology for the derivation of causative verbs from inchoative verbs.
I]ei- "go" (with the inchoative marker * -sa- < PIE * sk(h)e) and the past stem from * gam "come" < PIE [g.
The locative verbs code a state, while the positional verbs code an inchoative state change.
One important difference is that states can be taken as inchoative in certain contexts, whereas imperfectives cannot.
This may indeed be the most frequent pattern; that analogical change typically goes through a "turbulent," rule-mediated, inchoative stage before stabilizing into something more in harmony with the hosting linguistic system.