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Verbs are divided into transitive and intransitive, they inflect for tense (Present, Past, analytical Future), mood (Indicative and Oblique--Imperative, Evidential, Adhortative, Optative, Conjunctive, Conditional), voice (Active with two conjugations: subjective and objective, and Passive), aspect (General and Stative), they have three numbers as well as subject agreement and object agreement.
RRG distinguishes two macroroles, actor and undergoer, which are conceived as generalizations of the different types of semantic roles and are associated with the two primary arguments of transitive and intransitive predications.
The intransitive verbs with suitable semantics and morphology which appear in appropriate event structures qualify as middles equally well as the verbs with transitive correspondents based on the same roots (see also Rokoszowa 1978, 1979 for very similar views).
When one pairwise comparison suspends addition and the other does not, the result is an intransitive value judgement: J < J + < K < J, producing the mere addition paradox.
Hatred here is intransitive - it has no direct object.
Rice 1988; Hoche 2009; Ogata 2011); (vi) and the comparison, due to their semantic closeness, between COCs and intransitive patterns with adverbial modification, like (4), on the one hand, and light verb constructions of the type illustrated in (5), on the other (e.g.
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (online) defines crock as an intransitive verb: "to transfer color (as when rubbed or washed)." To take the same approach to the definition of migration brings the result that migrate is also an intransitive verb and can be taken to mean "to change position within an organism or substance," or "to move from one place to another ...
A maximally complex TH paradigm distinguishes 11 intransitive verb forms: 3 persons and 3 numbers, with inclusive/exclusive distinguished in dual and plural.