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Himalayan Linguistics is a free peer-reviewed web journal and archive devoted to the study of the languages of the Himalayas.

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Reflexive and Middle Marking in Dulong-Rawang

Middle voice marking is very rarely recognized as such in the grammars written on Tibeto-Burman languages. It is often simply treated as a normal direct reflexive or as an intransitivizer. In order to draw the attention of Tibeto-Burman scholars to the existence and function of middle voice marking, the present paper discusses reflexive and middle marking in the Dulong-Rawang languages.