ODIN

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Simpson, Andrew (1998). Empty Determiners and Nominalisation in Chinese, Korean and Japanese..

URL: http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/ealc/chinling/articles/uscplan1old.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-10-01).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1495&langcode=cmn (2018-01-23).

 

Example #1:

    (1)    wo mai de shu
    I buy DE book
    the book I bought
Example #2:

    (3)    wo shi zuotian lai de
    I BE yesterday came DE
    It was yesterday that I arrived.
Example #3:

    (4)    wo de shu
    I DE book
    my book
Example #4:

    (23)    [ _ qu Beijing ] de ren
    go Beijing DE person
    `the person who went to Beijing'
Example #5:

    (28)   yi-wei [gang lai Zhongguo] de ren
    one-CL just come China         DE person
    `a person/someone who has just come to China'
Example #6:

    (29)   [hen you qian]-de      [zhu zai Chelsea]-de ren
    [very have money]-DE live in Chelsea DE person
    `people who are rich and who live in Chelsea'
Example #7:

    (30)   nei-ben        [wo zuotian mai]-de shu
    that CL         I yesterday buy DE book
    `that book I bought yesterday'
Example #8:

    (52)    zhi er chong you he zhi
    these two worm again what know
    `And what do these two worms know?' (Zhuang 1.10)
Example #9:

    (66)   wo      mai      de     shu
    I       buy DE        book
    `the/a book I bought'
Example #10:

    (86)   wo shi zuotian mai piao de
    I BE yesterday buy ticket DE
    `It was yesterday that I bought the ticket.'
Example #11:

    (88)   wo shi zuo qi-che qu Beijing de
    I BE sit train go Beijing DE
    `It was by train that I went to Beijing.'
Example #12:

    (89)   wo shi gen Zhangsan qu Beijing (de)
    I BE with Zhangsan go Beijing (DE)
    without de: Its with Zhangsan that I'm going to Beijing.
Example #13:

    (90)   wo shi mingtian ??*(hui) qu Beijing de
    I BE tomorrow will go Beijing D
    `It's tomorrow that I'm going to Beijing.'
Example #14:

    (95)   wo shi zuotian lai de
    I BE yesterday come DE
    `It was yesterday that I came.'
Example #15:

    (99)    zuotian wo shi [DP[ lai mai che]-de]
    yesterday I BE     come buy car DE
    `Yesterday I came to buy the car.'
Example #16:

    (100) ni shi [DP?[zenme/weishenme lai]-de]
    you BE how/why             come DE
    `How/why did you come?'
Example #17:

    (103) weishenme ni shi [DP?[zuotian lai]-de]?
    why      you BE yesterday come DE
    `Why did you come yesterday?'
Example #18:

    (105) wo shi zuotian mai piao de
    I BE yesterday buy ticket DE
    `It was yesterday that I bought the ticket.'
Example #19:

    (106) wo shi zuotian mai de piao
    I BE yesterday buy ticket DE
    `It was yesterday that I bought the ticket.'
Example #20:

    (108) ta shi zuotian shuo [ta bu xihuan Mali] de
    he BE yesterday say he not like Mali DE
    `It was yesterday that he said that he didn't like Mary.'
Example #21:

    (109) ta shi zuotian shuo de [ta bu xihuan Mali]
    he BE yesterday say DE he not like Mali
    `It was yesterday that he said that he didn't like Mary.'
Example #22:

    (111) wo shi zuotian gei de tamen san-ben-shu
    I BE yesterday give DE they 3.CL.book
    `It was yesterday that I gave them three books.'
Example #23:

    (113) wo mai-le yi-ben-shu
    I buy-Asp one-CL-book
    `I bought a book.'
Example #24:

    (116) wo shi zuotian gei tamen de san-ben-shu                    [V IO-de DO]
    I BE yesterday give they DE 3.CL.book
    `It was yesterday that I gave them three books.'
Example #25:

    (118) wo jintian mai-de
    I today buy DE
    `I bought it today.'
Example #26:

    (150) [Wang-zhi suo sha]-zhe
    king-Gen SUO kill-those
    `those whom the king killed'
Example #27:

    (151) [Wang-zhi lai]
    king-Gen come
    `the coming of the king/the king's coming'