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In "Multiple item buildings in P orhepecha," Capistran bargains an in depth description of double and triple item clauses in P orhepecha, a Mesoamerican isolate with a case process missing an accusative-dative contrast. relating to argument awareness, Capistran discusses alternating buildings and a development cut up prompted by way of the individual hierarchy. Valence-affecting operations applicative, causative/instrumental and part-whole lexical suffixes are tested, highlighting the individual positive factors of applicative suffixes and the complicated part-whole morphology. Capistran s research demonstrates that during P orhepecha such a lot item coding homes express a impartial development, whereas all behavioral houses current asymmetries that form a secundative trend or PO/SO alignment. Capistran argues that the powerful tendency in P orhepecha to figure out PO choice in accordance with a thematic score is helping clarify the (un)grammaticality of tritransitive constructions."

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