By D.N.S. Bhat

This e-book argues that the idea that grammatical family members are either invaluable and common is an unwarranted generalization. The grammatical family members of topic and item are required on the subject of the Indian language of Kannada. in addition, the thought of transitivity or transference which kinds the root for postulating grammatical relatives doesn't play the anticipated relevant position in all languages: with regards to one other Indian language, Manipuri, it's volitionality and transitivity which performs the primary position in clause constitution. Dr. Bhat argues opposed to the universality and necessity of grammatical family; his provocative speculation might be a problem to all these involved in the character of language.

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