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Peter Günther Öhl (2003). Economical Computation of Structural Descriptions in Natural Language.

URL: http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/opus/volltexte/2003/1419/pdf/DissertationOehl.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3628&langcode=cmn (2018-10-22).

 

Example #1:

    (216) [John du]-de shu
    John  read - DE - book
    'the book that John read'
Example #2:

    (217) a) [John]-de shu
    John  DE - book
    'John's book'
Example #3:

    b) [hen hou]-de shu
    very - thick - DE - book
    'a very thick book'
Example #4:

    (218) a) Haizimen shang daxme shi tamen ziji de shi.
    children  goNOM  college  be  their  own  REL  matter
    'the children's going to college is their own business.'
Example #5:

    b) Neige nanhaizi du yyanxue wo shuo.
    DET - boy - read - linguistics - I - say
    'I say the boy studies linguistics.'
Example #6:

    b) Neige nanhaizi hui du yyanxue wo (jiu) zhidao.
    DET - boy - will - read - linguistics - I - PST - know
    'I knew the boy would study linguistics.'
Example #7:

    (221) a) Ta tiaowu, women juede haoxiao.
    he - dance - we - feel - funny
    'that he danced amused us.'
Example #8:

    b) Ta lai le, women zhen jingya.
    he - come - PRF - we - really - surprised
    (Lit: He has come, we are really surprised'.)
Example #9:

    c) Ta du yyuanxue, mei guanxi.
    he - read - linguistics - no - matter
    'that he studies linguistics does not do any harm.'
Example #10:

    d) Chuanghu kai zhe, wo hen haipa.
    window - open - DUR - I - very - scared
    (Lit: The window is/ was open, I was/ am very scared.)
Example #11:

    (222) W o gen tamen jiang, [zheme duo cai], wo yiding chi bu xia.
    I - with - them - say - this - much - food - I - sure - eat - not - down
    (Lit: ' I told them: So much food I could certainly not eat'.)
Example #12:

    (223) a) bu xiangxing neme piaoliang de yifu ni lian kan dou bu kan
    look
    'I do not believe that you do not even look at such pretty clothes.'
Example #13:

    b) mei zhuyi dao neme piaoliang de yifu ni lian kan dou bu kan
    I - NEG - notice - such - pretty - REL - clothes - you - even - look - or - not
    'I did not notice that you did not even look at such pretty clothes.'
Example #14:

    c) mei houhui neme piaoliang de yifu ni lian kan dou bu kan
    I - regret - such - pretty - REL - clothes - you - even - look - or - not - look
    'I regret that you do not even look at such pretty clothes.'
Example #15:

    (224) Yyanxue, neige nanhaizi hui do dao
    linguistics - that - boy - will - read  MOD (obligation)
    'Linguistics, that boy will have to study.'
Example #16:

    (225) neiben shu yijing bei Peter sung gei Mary
    that - book - already - by - Peter - give - give - Mary
    'that book has already been given to Mary by Peter.'
Example #17:

    kan dou bu kan ]]
    - you - even - look - all - not - look
    clothes!'
Example #18:

    (236) a) pro kanjian pro le
    he  see  him  ASP
    'He has seen him.'
Example #19:

    b) Zhangsan shou, pro kanjian pro le
    Z.  say - he  see  him  ASP
    'Zangsan said he saw him.'
Example #20:

    (237) Zhangsan kanjian Lisi le ma?
    Z.  see  Lisi  ASP  Q
    'Has Zhangsan seen Lisi?'
Example #21:

    (238) Zhangsan kanjian pro le ma?
    Z.  see  him  ASP  Q
    'Has Zhangsan seen him?'
Example #22:

    (241) nei-ben shui [kan-bo-dong ei de ren henduo]
    that-CL  book  can  not  understand  DE  person  many
    'that book, I know many people who can't read [it] .'