ANIMACY HIERARCHY AND THREE VALENCY VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN LATIN

The article deals with the infl uence of animacy hierarchy on the position of 3 valency verb arguments. Th e analysis of more than 500 occasions of ditransitive verb “misit” and other verbs with two objects demonstrates strong dependence of order DI or ID (where D — Direct Object, I — Indirect Object ) from the level of denotatum in animacy hierarchy scale. Thus standard DI order in constructions with nominal arguments alternates with diverse ID order in case of pronominal arguments.

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