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Ralph Charles Blight (2004). Head Movement, Passive, and Antipassive in English.

URL: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/etd/d/2004/blightr09910/blightr09910.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3311&langcode=wbp (2020-09-27).


Example #1:

    (5)   a. Ngarrka-jarra   ka-pala   parnka-ni.
    man-DU(NOM) PRS-2DU run-NPST
    'The two men are running'
Example #2:

    b. Ngarrka-jarra-rlu ka-pala-jana kurdukurdu       nya-nyi.
    man-DU-ERG          PRS-2DU-3PL children(NOM) see-NPST
    'The two men see the children'
Example #3:

    'The two men are looking for the children'
Example #4:

    (6)   a. Jaaku-p   ujarak         tigu-a-a
    Jacob-ERG stone(ABS) take-TR.IND-3SG/3SG
    'Jacob took a stone'
Example #5:

    b. Jaaku      ujarak-mik tigu-si-vu-q
    Jacob(ABS) stone-INS    take-APASS-INTR.IND-3SG
    'Jacob took a stone'
Example #6:

    (7)   a. Jaaku-p   illu         sana-va-a
    Jacob-ERG house(ABS) build-TR.IND-3SG/3SG
    'Jacob built a house'
Example #7:

    b. Jaaku      illu-mik    sana-vu-q
    Jacob(ABS) house-INS build-INTR.IND-3SG
    'Jacob built a house'