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1. Definition and Scope

Studies of reciprocal constructions usually deal with monoclausal reciprocals, which can be divided into lexical and grammatical types. Lexical reciprocals may be regarded as a superordinate term for two types of predicates: (a) lexemes which denote a mutual relation, but are not marked grammatica…

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Halevy, Rivka, “Reciprocals”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 19 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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