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Shekar, Chandra and Brian Agbayani (2003). Accusative-Nominative Case Conversion and Complex Predicates in Kannada and Japanese/Korean.

URL: http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~bagbayan/Accusative-Nominative%20conversion-SALA.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1176&langcode=kan (2019-06-16).


Example #1:

    (10)        jaananu-        ondu seeb-annu tind-anu
    John-Nom         one apple-Acc ate-PNG
    `John ate an apple' (PNG=person, number, gender
Example #2:

    (12)        jaananu-  French-annu maatada-ball-anu
    John-Nom      French-Acc speak-can-PNG
    `John can speak French'
Example #3:

    (14)        jaananu-       seeb-annu/          maatra    tind-anu
    John-Nom        apple-Acc/Nom        only       ate-PNG
    `John ate only apples'
Example #4:

    (15)        jaananu- seeb-annu/        maneya           meele esad-anu
    John-Nom apple-Acc/Nom house-gen              on    threw-PNG
    `John threw the apples on the house'
Example #5:

    (16)       jaananu-        ii   pustakaw-annu/           nana-ge     t       koTT-anu
    John-Nom         this book-Acc/Nom              to me               gave-PNG
    `John gave me a book'
Example #6:

    (17)       ii   baTTey-annu/        [jaananu-         nana-ge    t       koTT-anu]
    this cloth-Acc/Nom       John-Nom            to me              gave-PNG
    `John gave me this cloth'
Example #7:

    (21)       jaananu-        ondu seeb-annu      tind-anu
    John-Nom         one apple-Acc       ate-PNG
    `John ate an apple'
Example #8:

    (24)       se:bu- /*annu tinnal-patt-itu
    apple-Nom/-Acc eat-Passive-Past
    `An apple was eaten'
Example #9:

    (26)       jaananu-  haNN-annu/          tin-al-illa
    John-Nom fruit-Acc/Nom           eat-infinitive-neg
    `John did not eat the fruit'
Example #10:

    (27)       jaananu-  kathe-y-annu/        bare-dan-e?
    John-Nom story-Acc/Nom          write-pst-Q
    `Did John write the story'?