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Is there a passive infinitive in Italian?

Yes, Italian has a passive infinitive for transitive verbs. As the other forms of passive voice (sono amato, saresti amato), it is formed with the auxiliary verb essere. The present passive infinitive ...
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Does the "si passivante" come from the Latin passive case?

There is a well-attested grammaticalisation path going: Relexive > middle > anticausative > passive > impersonal This means that, in the contest of grammaticalisation, there are many ...
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