The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Stephen Matthews, Huiling Xu and Virginia Yip (2005). Passive and Unaccusative in the Jieyang Dialect of Chaozhou.

URL: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/Faculty_vyip_files/MatthewsXuYip2005.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2772&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (41)   a. die Kinder schliefen. (German)
    the children sleep:Past
    `The children slept.'
Example #2:

    b. es wurde (von den Kindern) geschlafen.
    it became by the children sleep:PastPart
    `There was sleeping (by the children).'
Example #3:

    (44) *Es wurde von den Kindern ein-geschlafen
    it became by the children fall-asleep:PastPart
    `There was some falling asleep (by the children).'
Example #4:

    (58)   a. Ich habe geschlafen
    I     have slept
    `I slept.'
Example #5:

    b. Ich bin eingeschlafen
    I     am in-slept
    `I fell asleep.'