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Voice: voice

Voice

For Indo-European speakers, voice means mainly the active-passive distinction. In other languages, other shades of verb meaning are categorized as voice.

Στην Πομακική όλοι οι ρηματικοί τύποι λαμβάνουν το feature Voice=Act εκτός απ’ αυτούς των παθητικών μετοχών που λαμβάνουν το feature Voice=Pass.

Act: active voice

The subject of the verb is the doer of the action (agent), the object is affected by the action (pacient).

Examples

Pass: passive voice

The subject of the verb is affected by the action (patient). The doer (agent) is either unexpressed or it appears as an object of the verb.

Examples


Voice in other languages: [am] [arr] [bej] [bg] [ceb] [cs] [eme] [en] [fi] [fr] [gn] [gub] [hu] [hy] [myu] [qpm] [qtd] [quc] [ru] [sv] [tl] [tpn] [tr] [tt] [u] [uk] [urb] [urj]