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HASPELMATH, MARTIN (2001). Explaining the Ditransitive Person-Role Constraint: A usage-based approach.

URL: http://amor.rz.hu-berlin.de/~h0998dgh/signalling/haspelmath_ditr.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3&langcode=eus (2018-10-21).


Example #1:

    a. (3>3) Edu-k    neska      Toni-ri aipatu      d-io.
    Edu-ERG     girl. ABS   Toni- DAT mention        3ABS -3 DAT .3 ERG
    'Edu has mentioned the girl to Toni.'
Example #2:

    b. (3>1) *Edu-k ni     Toni-ri  aipatu ???.
    Edu-ERG     I. ABS Toni- DAT    mention 1ABS -3 DAT .3 ERG
    'Edu has mentioned me to Toni.'
Example #3:

    a. Edu-k Toni-ri neska               deskribatu arazi d-io.
    Edu-ERG Toni- DAT girl. ABS describe          cause 3ERG -3 DAT (3 ABS )
    'Edu has made Toni describe the girl.'
Example #4:

    b. * Edu-k Toni-ri ni      deskribatu arazi d-io-en.
    Edu-ERG Toni- DAT I. ABS         describe     cause 3ERG -3 DAT -1 ABS
    'Edu has made Toni describe me.'