Factitive Verbs in Hungarian


  • Laszlo Szabo University of New Brunswick


The purpose of this study is a classification of the Hungarian factitive verbs on the basis of their optimal environment in the sentences: V(NNV) . While the causative verbs of Hungarian have been studied by many scholars, I am the first to investigate the "factitive" verbs. In this paper, a list of the Hungarian factitive verbs will be presented, as well as new observations about regularities in the behaviour of the four words : V/1, V/2 , N/1 and N/2. There are surprising regularities in occurrence, or the lack of occurrence, of certain combinations of grammatical forms in Hungarian sentences with factitive verbs.



How to Cite

Szabo, L. (1990). Factitive Verbs in Hungarian. Papers from the Annual Meetings of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association (PAMAPLA) ACTES DES COLLOQUES ANNUELS DE L’ASSOCIATION DE LINGUISTIQUE DES PROVINCES ATLANTIQUES (ACAALPA)., 13, 115–121. Retrieved from https://conferences.lib.unb.ca/index.php/pamapla/article/view/398

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