Some articles on switch reference:
... Switch reference participles Negative participle Past participle Infinitive Same subject Same subject anterior Different subject past/present (= Past II ...
... Like other Numic languages, Comanche has switch-reference markers to handle subordination ... This refers to markers which indicate whether or not a subordinate verb has the same or different subject as the main verb, and in the case of Comanche, also the temporal relation between the two verbs ...
Famous quotes containing the words reference and/or switch:
“These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are for what they are; they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.”
—Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)