The second is into transitive, intransitive, and merely non-transitive relations, which are defined as follows.
The absence of the nouns, in and of itself, makes it intransitive.
Mr. Murray does not exactly approve of this distinction, but prefers to class the intransitive and neuter together.
The beauty of Chinese verbs is that they are all transitive or intransitive at pleasure.
But act, in this case, is a neuter or intransitive verb, and wisely expresses the manner of action where there is none!
It has come from generalizing all intransitive words into one.
This verb is insisted on as the strongest proof of intransitive action; with what propriety, we will now inquire.
A verb which is transitive in one of its senses may be intransitive in another.
The first of each pair is transitive, and always requires an object; the second is intransitive and never takes an object.
Incolere is transitive, as to inhabit; habitare, intransitive, as to dwell.