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The second one quantity within the VARGReB sequence bargains with voice within the wider experience, encompassing either alternations that guard semantic valency, with passives because the most common example, and valency-changing units corresponding to the causative. concerning the former, detailed consciousness is given to event-structural stipulations on passivization, non-canonical passives, and the relation among passives and (active) impersonals. Papers facing causatives specialise in valency styles and argument marking in canonical in addition to prolonged makes use of of causative morphology. different articles reflect on communicate buildings and the argument constitution of middles, which appear to carry a place among voice within the slim feel and valency-changing operations. An introductory article offers heritage info at the repertoire of voice alternations in Baltic from a cross-linguistic point of view. Representing varied methods and techniques, the contributions to this quantity provide fine-grained analyses of information from modern Latvian and Lithuanian.

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