Original Articles

SENTENTIAL INFINITIVES AND NOMINAL INFINITIVES?

DOI: 10.1080/02572117.1982.10586483
Author(s): J.A. du Plessis,

Abstract

It is shown in sections A, B and C that the Infinitive in South Sotho and Xhosa must be regarded as belonging to two groups, i.e. as sentential infinitive and as nominal infinitive. It is shown that the infinitive as such is neither purely nominal (paragraph C) nor purely verbal (paragraph B).

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