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Tamil does not use noun equivalents of
English `fact' to make factive sentences of the sort `The fact that X = Y'
etc. Instead, the quotative verb in its adjectival participle (AJP) form
¨ÞÅ ( ngra) or as a verbal noun ¨ÞÀâ ngradu or as a
participial noun ¨ÞÅÂç ngravaru are used. The participial noun is
marked for PNG and means `the person X' or `the person
named/referred to/called X'.