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Reciprocal verbs in Chicheŵa: a case for lexical derivation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 December 2009

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I.o. The phenomenon of reciprocity has, within the framework of generative grammar, been dealt with either as an aspect of sentence coordination as in the following:

1(a) the boy saw the girl

(b) the girl saw the boy

(c) the boy and the girl saw each other

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