Definition of Ergative verb

1. Noun. (linguistics) An ambitransitive verb where the patient is the object of the transitive, but becomes the experiencer of the intransitive use. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ergative Verb

ergasiophobia
ergasiophyte
ergasiophytes
ergasthenia
ergastic
ergastic substance
ergastoplasm
ergastoplasmic
ergastoplasms
ergat-
ergate
ergates
ergative
ergative case
ergative cases
ergative verb (current term)
ergative verbs
ergatives
ergativity
ergato-
ergatocracies
ergatocracy
ergatocratic
ergatoid
ergine
ergo
ergo-
ergoalkaloid
ergobasine
ergocalciferol

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