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Abstract

This article describes the uses of the marker in Japhug, which presents many distinct functions, including ergative, instrumental, distributive, causal linker, manner linker and comparee marker in the comparative construction. A series of grammaticalization pathways, some of which have never been documented before, are proposed to account for the polyfunctionality of this marker.

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Keyword(s): adversative , clause linking , comparative , distributive , ergative , instrumental and Japhug
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