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Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2002). Minimalism and explanation.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/research/rrg/vanvalin_papers/Min-Expl.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1191&langcode=bbc (2018-04-27).

 

Example #1:

    (10) a. Mang-ida diri-na      si Torus.                              Torus c-commands dirina
    ACT-see self-3sgPOSS                                         Actor binds undergoer
    `Torus sees himself.'
Example #2:

    b. *Di-ida diri-na             si Torus.                        Torus c-commands dirina
    UND-see self-3sgPOSS                                        *Undergoer binds actor
    `Himself sees Torus.'
Example #3:

    c. *Mang-ida si Torus diri-na.                                  *Dirina c-commands Torus
    ACT-see             self-3sgPOSS                            *Undergoer binds actor
    `Himself sees Torus.'
Example #4:

    d. Di-ida si Torus diri-na.                                     *Dirina c-commands Torus
    UND-see         self-3sgPOSS                                 Actor binds undergoer
    `Torus sees himself.'