The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Ralph Charles Blight (2004). Head Movement, Passive, and Antipassive in English.

URL: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/etd/d/2004/blightr09910/blightr09910.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3311&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (62) a. Jean     a   donné le     livre à Marie.
    John PERF give the book to Mary
    'John gave the book to Mary'
Example #2:

    b. *Jean   a    donné Marie le       livre.
    John PERF give     Mary the book
    'John gave Mary the book'
Example #3:

    (64) Le livre    a   été donnée         a Marie par Jean.
    the book PERF has been given to Mary by John
    'The book has been given to Mary by John'