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EtymologyEdit

endo- +‎ active

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endoactive (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Being or relating to a kind of verb where an action operates in or on the subject, similar to the middle voice.
    • 2007, Axel Schuessler, ABC Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese, Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, →ISBN, page 39:
      Endoactive’ is similar to the 'middle voice' in some IE languages: the action was conceived as operating in or on the subject; in the exoactive, the verbal action was directed outward from the subject (R.L. Palmer, The Latin Language, 1987: 262).

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