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This book presents the first systematic typological analysis of applicatives across African, American Indian, and East Asian languages. It is also the first to address their functions in discourse, the derivation of their semantic and syntactic properties, and how and why they have changed over time.
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David Joshua Peterson (born January 20, 1981) is an American linguist and language creator who constructs artificial languages for TV and movies, including Dothraki and Valyrian for the Game of Thrones TV show.