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Tang, Sze-Wing (1998). Parametrization of Features in Syntax.

URL: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/tang/Dissertation/Tang%201998b.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2375&langcode=cmn (2018-01-23).

 

Example #1:

    (32)     Ta chu qu mai dongxi le.
    he exit go buy thing Part
    `He's gone shopping.'
Example #2:

    (33)     Xia yu laizhe.
    fall rain Part
    `It just rained.'                              (Zhu 1982:209)
Example #3:

    (34)     *Mingtian hui xia yu laizhe.
    tomorrow will fall rain Part
    `It will rain tomorrow.'
Example #4:

    (36)    Wo hai jide,       xiao shihou women zai neige hu-li youyong laizhe.
    I still remember small time we          at that lake-in swim Part
    `I still remember that we used to swim in that lake when we were children.'
Example #5:

    (54)   Ni zhidao ta hui lai ma?                                       (Mandarin)
    you know he will come Q
    (ii) *'You know whether he will come or not.'
Example #6:

    (60)    a.       Ni chi-le fan le ma?
    you eat-Perf rice Part Q
    `Have you eaten?'
Example #7:

    (65)   a.   Ta chi shenme le?                                       (what)
    he eat what Part
    `What did he eat?'
Example #8:

    b.   ??Ta weishenme chi yao       le?                        (why)
    he why       eat medicine Part
    `Why did you take medicine.'
Example #9:

    (66)   a.   Ni zhidao [ta chi shenme le] ne?                        (what)
    you know he eat what Part Q
    `What do you know he just ate?'
Example #10:

    b.   ??Ni zhidao [ta weishenme chi yao       le] ne?         (why)
    you know he why         eat medicine Part Q
    `Why do you know [he just took medicine t]?
Example #11:

    (67)   a.   Ni gangcai chi shenme laizhe?                           (what)
    you just   eat what Part
    `What did you just eat?'
Example #12:

    b.   ??Ni gangcai weishenme chi yao       laizhe?            (why)
    you just  why         eat medicine Part
    `Why did you just take medicine?'
Example #13:

    (68)   a.   Ni renwei [ta gangcai chi shenme laizhe]?               (what)
    you think he just     eat what Part
    `What do you think he just ate?'
Example #14:

    b.   ??Ni renwei [ta gangcai weishenme chi yao       laizhe]? (why)
    you think he just     why       eat medicine Part
    `Why do you think [he just took medicine t]?
Example #15:

    (75)   Ta weishenme chi yao      le ne?
    he why       eat medicine Part Q
    `Why did you take medicine?'
Example #16:

    (76)   Ni weishenme chi yao       ne?
    you why        eat medicine Q
    `Why did you take medicine?'
Example #17:

    (91)    Ta xihuan shenme ma?                           (Mandarin)
    he like what Q
    `Does he like anything?'
Example #18:

    (102) Ni xing     shenme laizhe?                                         (Mandarin)
    you surname what Part
    `What was your surname?'
Example #19:

    (106) *Wo mei qu Lanzhou laizhe.                                         (Mandarin)
    I not go Lanzhou Part
    `I did not go to Lanzhou a short while ago.'
Example #20:

    (108) a.       *Wo na-chuqu laizhe.                          (Mandarin)
    I bring-out Part
    `I just brought something out.'
Example #21:

    b.      *Wo toutoude na laizhe.
    I secretly bring Part
    `I just secretly brought something.'
Example #22:

    (2)     a.       Meiyouren kanjian wo.
    nobody    see    I
    `Nobody saw me.'
Example #23:

    b.       *Wo kanjian meiyouren.
    I see     nobody
    `I saw nobody.'
Example #24:

    (3)    a.      Tamen bang-le wo-de piao.
    they tie-Perf my     ticket
    `They kidnapped me.'
Example #25:

    (4)    a.      Ta kan-le san-tian (de) shu.
    he read-Perf three-day (Mod) book
    `He read (books) for three days.'
Example #26:

    b.      Ni haohao jiao ni-de Yingwen ba.
    you well teach your English Part
    `Lit.: You better teach your English well.'
Example #27:

    (7)        Zhi??(you) Zhangsan (zhi(you)) kanjian (*zhi(you)) Lisi (*zhi(you))
    only(have) Zhangsan only(have) see       only(have) Lisi only(have)
    `(Only) Zhangsan (only) saw Lisi.'
Example #28:

    (i)        Zhi      ni yi-ge ren       qu xing    ma?
    only     you one-Cl person go possible Q
    `Is it   possible for you only to go?'          (L et al 1980: 605)
Example #29:

    (9)    (Shenzhi) Zhangsan (shenzhi) xihuan (*shenzhi) na ge shagua (*shenzhi).
    even     Zhangsan even      like       even  that Cl idiot  even
    `(Even) Zhangsan (even) likes that idiot.'
Example #30:

    (11)   (*Ye) Zhangsan (ye) yaoqing-le (*ye) Lisi (*ye).
    also Zhangsan also invite-Perf also Lisi also
    `Zhangsan also invited Lisi.'
Example #31:

    (46)   Wo (hen kuaide) xie-le (*hen kuaide) zhe pian lunwen.
    I    very fast     write-Perf very fast this Cl thesis
    `I wrote this thesis very fast.'
Example #32:

    (47)   *Ta song-le yi-zhang zhaopian toutoude gei wo.
    he give-Perf one-Cl photo       secretly to I
    `He gave a picture secretly to me.'
Example #33:

    (49)    Wo lai    Meiguo wu nian le.
    I come America five year Part
    `I have been in America for five years.'
Example #34:

    (51)     a.       *Tamen na-zhe yi-ge qiqiu ge.
    they hold-Prog one-Cl balloon each
    `They are holding a balloon each.'
Example #35:

    (54)   Wo yuyanxue xihuan. (Xinlixue         bu xihuan.)
    I linguistics like        Psychology not like
    `I like linguistics. (But not psychology).'
Example #36:

    (59)    Wo (zai jia-li) ba zhe ben shu (*zai jia-li) kan-wan-le.
    I    at home-in BA this Cl book at home-in read-finish-Perf
    `I have finished reading this book at home.'
Example #37:

    (60)    Wo (??zai jia-li) zhe ben shu (zai jia-li) kan-wan-le.
    I      at home-in this Cl book at home-in read-finish-Perf
    `I have finished reading THIS BOOK at home.'
Example #38:

    (62)    Meigeren dou mai-le yi-ben shu.
    everyone all buy-Perf one-Cl book
    `Everyone bought a book.'
Example #39:

    (69)    *Yi-ge xiaohai xiao-le.
    one-Cl child laugh-Perf
    `A child laughed.'
Example #40:

    (72)       Akiu (lian) yi-fen    qian dou/ye yao.
    Akiu even one-penny money all/also want
    `Akiu also wants (even) one penny.'
Example #41:

    (i)      Wo yi-ben     shu kan-wan-le,         yi-pian wenzhang mei kan-wan.
    I one-Cl       book read-finish-Perf one-Cl article     not read-finish
    `I finished   reading a book but didn't finish reading an article.'
Example #42:

    (77)   a.      Wo gei John kan [tajizi de zhaopian].
    I to John see himself Mod photo
    `I showed John his own photos.'
Example #43:

    (78)   Zhangsan yi-pian lunwen keyi yingfu, (liang-pian jiu bu xing le).
    Zhangsan one-Cl thesis can handle two-Cl then not capable Part
    `One paper, I can handle. (But two papers, I am not capable of handling.)'
Example #44:

    (79) Liang-ge ren keyi chi shi-wan fan.
    two-Cl person can eat ten-Cl rice
    `Two persons can eat ten bowls of rice.'
Example #45:

    (80)    Wu-ge ren zhunneng wancheng renwu.
    five-Cl person definitely complete task
    `Five persons can definitely complete the task.'
Example #46:

    (81)    Wu-ge ren chi-de-wan shi-wan fan.
    five-Cl person eat-can-finish ten-Cl rice
    `Five people can finish ten bowls of rice.'
Example #47:

    (82) Yi-zhang chuang gou      shui liang-ge ren.
    one-Cl bed      enough sleep two-Cl person
    `One bed is enough for two people to sleep in.'
Example #48:

    (83) a.      Yi-zhang chuang shui liang-ge ren.
    one-Cl bed sleep two-Cl person
    `One bed should/may hold two people in sleeping.'
Example #49:

    b.       Liang-ge ren shui yi-zhang chuang.
    two-Cl person sleep one-Cl bed
    `Two people should/may sleep in one bed.'
Example #50:

    (84) Ruguo liang-ge jiaoshou quexi, hui         jiu kai bu cheng.
    if     two-Cl professor absent meeting then start not accomplish
    `If two professors are absent, the meeting cannot be held.'
Example #51:

    (85)    San-ge ren jiu/cai zou.
    three-Cl person then go
    `When the number of people reaches three, three leave.'
Example #52:

    (86)   San-ge ren zuo yi-jian shi, jiu-ge ren         zuo ji-jian       shi?
    three-Cl person do one-Cl thing nine-Cl person do how.many-Cl thing
    `If three people do one thing, how many things do nine people do?'
Example #53:

    (87) [San-ge pengyou chi fan] duo hao.
    three-Cl friend eat rice very good
    `It would be nice for three friends to have a meal.'
Example #54:

    tai duo ren     zuo    tai shao shi le ba.
    too many person do      too few thing Part Part
    `Three people only handed i    n one article. Too many people did too little, is
Example #55:

    (89) Liang-zhi songshu jia san-zhi songshu yigong you wu-zhi songshu.
    two-Cl squirrel plus three-Cl squirrel totally have five-Cl squirrel
    `Two squirrels and three squirrels equals five squirrels totally.'
Example #56:

    (90) Yi-bei kafei yao liang kuai.
    one-Cl coffee need two dollar
    `One cup of coffee costs two dollars.'
Example #57:

    (91)   Yi-ge xiaoshi you liushi fenzhong.
    one-Cl hour have sixty minute
    `One hour has sixty minutes.'
Example #58:

    (92)   Liang-zhang jipiao     zhibuguo shi san bai        kuai.
    two-Cl      air-ticket only      be three hundred dollar
    `Two air-tickets costs only three hundred dollars.'
Example #59:

    (93) Tamen dou yi-ge ren     shuijiao.
    they all one-Cl person sleep
    `They all sleep alone.'
Example #60:

    (94)   (Wo) yi-ge ren shenghuo. Meiyou shenme wenti.
    I one-Cl person live           not    what problem
    `I live alone. I don't have any problems.'
Example #61:

    (96) WU REN SIWANG. SHI REN SHOUSHANG.
    five person die    ten person injured
    `FIVE PEOPLE DIE. TEN PEOPLE INJURED.'
Example #62:

    (i)       *San-ge ren        zuo yi-jian shi.
    three-Cl person do one-Cl thing
    `Three people do one thing.'
Example #63:

    (i)       *Tamen dou yi-ge ren          shuijiao-le.
    they all one-Cl person sleep-Perf
    `They all slept alone.'
Example #64:

    (i)       YI *(PI) RAN O-157 NIUROU YI                YI      GUQING.
    one Cl catch O-157 beef            suspect already sell out
    `It is suspected that a batch of beef that is infected by O-157 has already been
Example #65:

    (98)   San-ge ren yinggai song san-fen liwu gei Zhangsan.
    three-Cl person should give three-Cl present to Zhangsan
    `Three people should give three presents to Zhangsan.'
Example #66:

    (99)    *Liang-ge ren   chi-de-wan zhi san-wan fan.
    two-Cl person eat-can-finish only three-Cl rice
    `Two people can eat only three bowls of rice.'
Example #67:

    A:       ??Sanshi-ge ren      lai-le.
    thirty-Cl person come-Perf
    `How many people came to your talk yesterday? Thirty people came.'
Example #68:

    (100) ??Sanshi-ge ren    zuotian lai-le      wo-de yanjiang.
    thirty-Cl person yesterday come-Perf I-Mod talk
    `Thirty people came to my talk yesterday.'
Example #69:

    A:    Sanshi-ge ren     lai-le.
    thirty-Cl person come-Perf
    `How many people came to your talk yesterday? Thirty people came.'
Example #70:

    (108) *Yi-ge ren bu keneng tai-de-qi ni gei ta de gangqin.
    one-Cl person not possible lift-can-up you give he Mod piano
    `A person cannot lift the piano that you gave to him.'
Example #71:

    (i)       #Yi-ge ren      you liang-tiao tui. Wo mei banfa zhaogu ta.
    one-Cl person have two-Cl leg I not way look after he
    `A person has two legs. I have no way to look after him.'
Example #72:

    (ii)      #Zhangsan you liang-tiao tui. Wo mei banfa zhaogu ta.
    Zhangsan have two-Cl leg I not way look after he
    `A person has two legs. I have no way to look after him.'
Example #73:

    Tamen hen keai.
    they very lovely
    lovely'
Example #74:

    tamen suo fachu de zaoyin yiding hui yingxiang qita ren.
    they Rel create Mod noise definitely will affect     other person
    them definitely will affect other people.
Example #75:

    Ruguo ta daochu        luan     pao, yiding hen weixian.
    if     it everywhere disorder run must very dangerous
    must be very dangerous.'
Example #76:

    (115) *Zhongguoren chi fan, Meiguoren chi hanbao.
    Chinese       eat rice American eat hamburger
    `Chinese eat rice and Americans hamburgers.'
Example #77:

    (119) Wo mai-le na bu qiche, ta na bu zixingche.
    I    buy-Perf that Cl car he that Cl bicycle
    `I bought that car and him that bicycle.'                         (Paul 1996: 26
Example #78:

    (122) *Wo shi yi-ge xuesheng, Zhangsan yi-ge jiaoshou.
    I be one-Cl student Zhangsan one-Cl professor
    `I am a student and Zhangsan a professor.'
Example #79:

    (134) *Zhongguoren chi fan, Meiguoren hanbao.
    Chinese       eat rice American hamburger
    `Chinese eat rice and Americans hamburgers.'
Example #80:

    (135) Wo      Zhangsan.
    I      Zhangsan
    (ii)    `I have some relation with Zhangsan.'
Example #81:

    (144) *Lisi da-le ni, Zhangsan wo.                             (Mandarin)
    Lisi hit-Perf you Zhangsan I
    `Lisi hit you and Zhangsan me.'
Example #82:

    (150) *Wo song-le [gei ta][yi-ben wo zuotian zai shuju         mai de xiaoshuo].
    I give-Perf to he one-Cl I yesterday in bookstore buy Mod novel
    `I gave to him a novel that I bought in the bookstore yesterday.'
Example #83:

    (151) *Wo fang-le [zai zuozi-shang][yi-ben wo zuotian zai shuju         mai de xiaoshuo]
    I put-Perf on table-top        one-Cl I yesterday in bookstore buy Mod novel
    `I put on the table a novel that I bought in the bookstore yesterday.'
Example #84:

    (i)      Wo songgei-le ta yi-ben shu.
    I    give-Perf he one-Cl book
    `I gave him a book.'
Example #85:

    (152) Wo [gei ta] song yi-ben shu.
    I     to he give one-Cl book
    `I give a book to him.'
Example #86:

    (154) Wo song yi-ben shu [gei ta].
    I give one-Cl book to he
    `I gave a book to him.'
Example #87:

    (155) Ta [gei san-ge xuesheng] song zhexie shu.
    he to three-Cl student give these book
    `He gives these books to the three students.'                   (specific/*nonsp
Example #88:

    (156) Ta song zhexie shu [gei san-ge xuesheng].
    he give these book to three-Cl student
    `He gives these books to three students.'                       (specific/nonspe
Example #89:

    (157) Zhangsan [gei meige ren] song yi-ben shu.
    Zhangsan to every person give one-Cl book
    `Zhangsan gave a book to everyone.'
Example #90:

    (158) Zhangsan song san-ben shu [gei meige ren].
    Zhangsan give three-Cl book to every person
    `Zhangsan gave three books to everyone.'
Example #91:

    (4)    Wo dang [ta shagua].
    I consider he fool
    `I consider him a fool.'
Example #92:

    (5)    Zhangsan cheng [ta laoshi].
    Zhangsan call    he teacher
    `Zhangsan calls him a teacher.'
Example #93:

    (6)        (?)Wo dang ta yisheng/zhuxi/zongtong.
    I consider he doctor/chairman/president
    `I consider him a doctor/chairman/president.'
Example #94:

    (7)        a.       Wo zan [ta congming].
    I praise he clever
    `I consider him clever.'
Example #95:

    b.       Wo shuo [ta ben].
    I say he stupid
    `I consider him stupid.'
Example #96:

    (8)      Wo song-le Zhangsan yi-ben shu.
    I give-Perf Zhangsan one-Cl book
    `I gave Zhangsan a book.'
Example #97:

    (9)      a.       #Zhangsan yi-ben shu.
    Zhangsan one-Cl book
    `Zhangsan is a book.'
Example #98:

    b.       Zhangsan shagua.
    Zhangsan fool
    `Zhangsan is a fool.'
Example #99:

    b.       *Zhangsan bei ta cheng laoshi.
    Zhangsan by I call teacher
    `Zhangsan is called a teacher by him.'
Example #100:

    (13)   a.       Wo ba Zhangsan dang        shagua.
    I BA Zhangsan consider fool
    `I consider Zhangsan a fool.'
Example #101:

    (17)     Zhangsan dang ta (*yi-ge) shagua.
    Zhangsan consider he one-Cl fool
    `Zhangsan considered him a fool.'
Example #102:

    (18)     Ni dang na (*yi-wan) renshen tang.
    you consider that one-bowl ginseng soup
    `You consider that a bowl of ginseng soup.'
Example #103:

    (i)        Wo dang       ta yi-keng dabian.
    I consider he one-pit shit
    `I consider him a good-for-nothing.'
Example #104:

    (ii)    Wo dang      ta quan shijie zui da de yi-ge shagua.
    I consider he all world most big Mod one-Cl fool
    `I consider him the biggest fool in the whole world.'
Example #105:

    (22)     a.       Wo xiang mai [yi-ben wuxia        xiaoshuo].
    I want buy one-Cl martial-art novel
    `I want to buy a martial-arts novel.'
Example #106:

    b.       Shei mai-le [wu-ben shu].
    who buy-Perf five-Cl book
    `Who bought five books?'
Example #107:

    c.       Na [san-ge pingguo] lai!
    Fetch three-Cl apple     come
    `Fetch three apples (here)!'
Example #108:

    (23)     a.       Wo xiang dang ta (*yi-ge) shagua.
    I want consider he one-Cl fool
    `I want to consider him a fool.'
Example #109:

    b.       Shei dang    ta (*yi-ge) shagua?
    who consider he one-Cl fool
    `Who considered him a fool?'
Example #110:

    c.       Dang ta (*yi-ge) shagua!
    consider he one-Cl fool
    `Consider him a fool!'
Example #111:

    (24)   Zhangsan dang tamen (*liang-ge) shagua.
    Zhangsan consider they   two-Cl fool
    `Zhangsan considered them two fools.'
Example #112:

    (39)   *Wo zan [ta hen piaoliang].
    I praise she very pretty
    `I consider her very pretty.'
Example #113:

    (44)   *Zhangsan dang ta dagai       hao pengyou.
    Zhangsan consider he probably good friend
    `Zhangsan considered him probably a good friend.'
Example #114:

    (46)     Wo (zhi) ma (*zhi) Zhangsan (*zhi) bendan (*zhi).
    I    only scold only Zhangsan only idiot    only
    `I only call Zhangsan a fool.'
Example #115:

    (48)     *wo ma Zhangsan de na zhong ren/huaidan
    I scold Zhangsan Mod that kind person/bastard
    `the type of person/bastard that I call Zhangsan.'
Example #116:

    (50)     *wo ma huaidan de na ge ren
    I scold bastard Mod that Cl person
    `that person who I call a bastard.'
Example #117:

    (52)       a.       Wo dang Zhangsan didi.
    I consider Zhangsan brother
    `I consider Zhangsan my brother.'
Example #118:

    (54)       Zhangsani dang    Lisij zijii/*j/tajizii/*j de ouxiang.
    Zhangsan consider Lisi self/himself Mod idol
    `Zhangsan considers Lisi his worshiper.'
Example #119:

    (110) a.       Ta bu pao.
    he not run
    `He does not run.'
Example #120:

    b.      Ta bu pang.
    he not fat
    `He is not fat.'
Example #121:

    (111) a.       Ta pao-de    hen lei.
    he run-Result very tired
    `He ran and became very tired.'
Example #122:

    b.      Ta pang-de bu neng dong.
    he fat-Result not can move
    `He is so fat that he cannot move.'
Example #123:

    (112) a.       Ta pao-le.
    he run-Perf
    `He ran away.'
Example #124:

    b.      Ta pang-le.
    he fat-Perf
    `He got fat.'
Example #125:

    (113) Ta zhengzai pao.
    he now      run
    `He is running.'
Example #126:

    (114) Ta hen pang.
    he very fat
    `He is very fat.'
Example #127:

    (128) Ta (*shi) hen gao.                                                          (adjective)
    he be very tall
    `He is very tall.'
Example #128:

    (129) Ta (*shi) xie-wan     lunwen le.                                            (verb)
    he be write-finish thesis Part
    `He has finished his thesis.'
Example #129:

    (130) (Qu nian), ta shi yi-ge xuesheng.                                           (noun)
    last year he be one-Cl student
    `He was a student (last year).'
Example #130:

    (131) Zhangsan shagua.
    Zhangsan idiot
    `Zhangsan is an idiot.'
Example #131:

    (150) Zhangsan [shagua].                                                  (Character and quality)
    Zhangsan fool
    `Zhangsan is a fool.'
Example #132:

    (151) Zhege ren [jixingzi].
    this person impetuous
    `This person is impetuous.'
Example #133:

    (152) Zhege haizi [da yanjing].
    this kid big eye
    `This kid has big eyes.'
Example #134:

    (153) Qu nian [huang nian], jin nian [feng nian].
    last year famine year this year bumper year
    `Last year was a famine year and this year a bumper year.'
Example #135:

    (154) Wo [Zhangsan].                                          (Identity)
    I    Zhangsan
    `I am Zhangsan.'
Example #136:

    (155) Wo [Zhongguoren].
    I    Chinese
    `I am Chinese.'
Example #137:

    (156) Ta [Jiazhou Daxue        jiaoshou].
    he California University professor
    `He is a professor of University of California.'
Example #138:

    (157) Wo (*yi-ge) Zhongguoren.
    I     one-Cl Chinese
    `I am Chinese.'
Example #139:

    (158) Wo shi yi-ge Zhongguoren.
    I be one-Cl Chinese
    `I am a Chinese.'
Example #140:

    (159) a.       *Ta yexu Zhangsan.
    he perhaps Zhangsan
    `Perhaps he is Zhangsan.'
Example #141:

    b.      *Ta zhi xiaohaizi.
    he only kid
    `He is only a kid.'
Example #142:

    (160) a.       Ta yexu shi Zhangsan.
    he perhaps be Zhangsan
    `Perhaps he is Zhangsan.'
Example #143:

    b.      Ta zhi shi xiaohaizi.
    he only be kid
    `He is only a kid.'
Example #144:

    (161) *Ta qiong-guang-dan laizhe
    he poor-bare-egg Part
    `He was just a pauper.'
Example #145:

    (162) (?)Ta shi qiong-guang-dan laizhe.
    he be poor-bare-egg    Part
    `He was just a pauper.'
Example #146:

    (163) *Qu nian, ta qiong-guang-dan.
    last year he poor-bare-egg
    `He was a pauper last year.'
Example #147:

    (164) Qu nian, ta shi qiong-guang-dan.
    last year he be poor-bare-egg
    `He was a pauper last year.'
Example #148:

    (165) Wo Zhongguoren. Ni Meiguoren.
    I Chinese        you American
    `I'm Chinese. You're American.'
Example #149:

    (169) Wo [liang-bu diannao].
    I    two-Cl computer
    `I have some relation with two computers.'
Example #150:

    (170) Women [yi-ge erzi], [yi-ge ner].
    we      one-Cl son one-Cl daughter
    `We have one son and one daughter.'
Example #151:

    (171) Wo [wu nian], ta [liu nian].
    I    five year he six year
    `I have/use five years and he has/uses six years.'
Example #152:

    (172) Nimen xuan-le shei a? wo [Chen xiansheng], ta [Li xiansheng].
    you elect-Perf who Q I       Chen mister      he Li mister
    `Who did you vote for? I voted for Mr. Chen, and he Mr. Li.'
Example #153:

    (173) Wo [haixian mian], ta [niurou mian].
    I    seafood noodle he beef noodle
    `I am the one with the seafood noodles, and he is the one with the beef noodles.
Example #154:

    (174) Renjia [huang nian], women [feng     nian].
    people famine year we        bumper year
    `Other people have a famine year and we have a bumper year.'
Example #155:

    (175) Wo [zhe ba yusan], ni [na ba yusan].
    I     this Cl umbrella you that Cl umbrella
    `I (use) this umbrella and you that umbrella.'
Example #156:

    (176) Men-wai       [yi-pian       qihei].
    door-exterior one-measure black
    `There is a pall of darkness outside.'
Example #157:

    (177) Wu-li       [xuduo wenzi].
    House-inside many mosquito
    `There are many mosquitoes in the house.'
Example #158:

    (178) Wo shi haixian mian.
    I be seafood noodle
    `I am the one with the seafood noodles.'
Example #159:

    (179) Men-wai       shi yi-pian       qihei.
    door-exterior be one-measure black
    `There is a pall of darkness outside.'
Example #160:

    (180) Wo you liang-bu diannao.
    I have two-Cl computer
    `I have two computers.'
Example #161:

    (181) Wu-li       you xuduo wenzi.
    House-inside have many mosquito
    `There are many mosquitoes in the house.'
Example #162:

    (i)   Renjia you yi-ge huang nian, women you yi-ge feng         nian.
    people have one-Cl famine year we     have one-Cl bumper year
    `Other people have a famine year and we have a bumper year.' (Cf. (174))
Example #163:

    (182) *Men-wai        you yi-pian        qihei.
    door-exterior have one-measure black
    `There is a pall of darkness outside.'
Example #164:

    (183) Men-wai       [yi-pian/*zhe pian qihei].
    door-exterior one-Cl/ this Cl black
    `There is a pall of darkness outside.'
Example #165:

    (185) Chuang-qian [liang-zhang mu-zhuo].
    Window-front two-Cl        wood-table
    `In the front of the window are two tables.'
Example #166:

    (186) Ta [yi-fu hua].
    he one-Cl picture
    (ii) `He has one picture.'
Example #167:

    (187) *Ta [xuduo mian].
    he many noodles
    `He has many noodles.'
Example #168:

    (i)       *Wo [mei bu diannao]/[daduoshu-de diannao].
    I every Cl computer most-Mod computer
    `I have every computer/most computers.'
Example #169:

    (ii)      Nimen xuan-le shei a? *Zhangsan ni, wo ta.
    you(pl) elect-Perf who Q Zhangsan you I he
    `Who did you vote for? Zhangsan voted for you and I voted for him.'
Example #170:

    (192) Shi zhexie xuesheng/*xuduo xuesheng canjia-le   huiyi.
    be these student/ many student participate-Perf conference
    `THESE STUDENTS/*MANY STUDENTS participated in the conference.'