[tied] Re: The Meanings of Middle, or mana kartam

From: tgpedersen
Message: 47595
Date: 2007-02-24

> As in German idioms: "mich friert", "mich dürstet"?
> Here the 'subject' is in the accusative, but the verb form is active.

Check 'impersonal' in

Unfortunately, badly cleared up after scanning (or by a non-linguist),
so the actual forms can't be trusted.

The article the abstract of which can be found here
seems to contain some interesting (because I agree) ideas about the
constancy of impersonality in verbs of states of weather vs. their
universal disappearance in verbs of states of mind.