Unergative meaning

(linguistics, of a verb) Intransitive and having an agent as its subject.
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(linguistics) An unergative verb.
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Origin of unergative

  • un- +‎ ergative, from the fact that in an ergative-absolutive language, the only case which uniquely identifies a volitional argument is the ergative case, which marks the agent of a transitive verb.
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