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Language

Language name
Ethnologue code (ISO 639-3)
Dialect/variety reported
Genetic classification (Ethnologue)
Language group (Ethnologue top level)
Language genus (following WALS)
Linguistic macro-area (following WALS)
Transliteration
Sources consulted

Classification

Balanced samples
Rating of the collected data for this language

Reciprocal marker

Name
Description

Form

Exponent position
Glossed breakdown
Can be used with literal lexical meaning
Historical origin
Lexical source

Agreement

Is the exponent invariant?
Agreement with the antecedent
What features of the antecedent is there agreement with? (What features are registered, and from what source/syntactic position?)
Exponent form depends on (agrees with) the lower argument
Paradigm
Other properties of the verb or predicate that affect exponent form

Syntactic positions

Lower argument (with subject antecedent)
Direct object
Indirect object
Prepositional object
Adjunct
Possessor of direct object
Other
Non-subject antecedent

Verb properties

Useable with verb classes
Non-symmetric (general transitive)
Symmetric (social interaction: talking, loving, fighting)
Asymmetric
Grooming
Stative

Antecedent properties

Animacy/concreteness restrictions
Animacy/concreteness types
Human
Animal
Inanimate
Abstract
Other (language-specific categories)

Word classes

Applies to non-verbal predicates

Polysemy classes

Polysemy types
Collective/Distributive
Dispersive
Intensive/Repetitive
Reflexive
Medio-reflexive/middle (self-directed intransitive)
Medio-passive
Referential (pronominal)
Impersonal subject
Depatientive/Arbitrary object
Other systematic meaning
Marker is ambiguous between meanings

Idioms

Are there lexicalized (non-compositional) uses?

Discontinuous reciprocals

Discontinuous reciprocal
Possible symmetry readings (non-discontinuous)
Possible symmetry readings for discontinuous reciprocals
Verbs that cannot be used discontinuously

Sentence

Sentence Id
Original text
Morphemic tier
Gloss
Translation

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Glossed breakdown of the exponent(s)
A predicate P is asymmetric if P(a,b) implies that P(b, a) is NOT true (in a single situation).
verbs of personal care, body care, etc.
Comparable to passive meaning

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