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Voice: voice

In Kʼicheʼ, Voice is a feature of some verbs. Transitive verbs in Kʼicheʼ agree for both subject and object.

Pass: passive

The passive demotes a subject and raises the object to subject status. The agent can be specified with the relational noun -umal which takes possessive agreement. The verb then only has agreement for a single argument.

Examples:

Antip: antipassive

The passive demotes an object and leaves the subject in position. The verb then only has agreement for a single argument.

Examples:

AgFoc: agent focus antipassive

The passive demotes an object and leaves the subject in position. The verb then only has agreement for a single argument. In this variant the subject is fronted.

Examples:


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