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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. It includes the series Languages and Peoples of the Eastern Himalayan Region, which incorporates the North East Indian Linguistics (NEIL) volumes.

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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.