Transitivity (definition)

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'Transitivity' describes the number of arguments a verb can take. Transitivity is the umbrella term that contains a set of types including: unaccusative, transitive, intransitive, and unergative.

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  • Kibort, A. (2008). "Transitivity."
  • Crystal, D. (2008) Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.