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The fact that there are more verbs in Table 5 than in Table 4 might suggest that causative pairings are more normal in Japanese than anticausative pairings, a generalization that finds some support from the Japanese entry in Table 2.
1998) reported a causative mutation in the encoding region for a protein now known as parkin.
In 1898 the Dutch botanist Martinus Willem Beijerinck (1851-1931) did a similar experiment, but he had no hesitation in maintaining that there was a causative agent smaller than bacteria.
In the 1970s and early 1980s, viruses were considered as possible causative agents.
Within Fennistics, the causative verbs are generally explained as verbs that denote causation of the root word's semantic content (Hakulinen 1968 : 219; Penttila 1963 : 533), implying a valence-raising derivative relation.
pneumoniae was the most common causative pathogen among adults and children aged 1-11 years.
Following the course of the disease, De contended that the causative agent affects the permeability of the intestinal epithelium leading him to perform work at that interface using the now famous rabbit ileal loop model (2).
The low disclosure level of the causative agent from the blood of the investigated patients was seemingly explained by the fact that the most children had been hospitalized in the clinic from the other hospitals.
More on the typology of inchoative/causative verb alternations, Causatives and Transitivity, ed.
The only prefix that can occur between the causative prefix and the root is the factitive prefix -w[?