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URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/papers/babko.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3745&langcode=jpn (2018-01-20).


Example #1:

    (43)    a. *John-wa      pankizi-o      usuku tatai-ta
    John-NOM dough-ACC thin             pound-PAST
    `John pounded the dough thin'
Example #2:

    b. John-wa pankizi-o usuku nobasi-ta
    John TOP dough-ACC thin roll-PAST
    `John rolled the dough thin'
Example #3:

    (44)    a. uma-ga      maruta-o subesurbe-ni hikizut-ta
    horse-Nom log-ACC smooth               drag-PAST
    `The horses dragged the logs smooth'
Example #4:

    b. karera-wa sono otoko-o           timamire-ni nagut-ta
    they-Top the      man-ACC bloody              hit-PAST
    `They beat the man bloody'
Example #5:

    c. John-wa kinzoku-o       pikapika-ni migai-ta
    John-Top      metal-ACC shiny             polish-PAST
    `John polished the metal shiny'
Example #6:

    d. John-wa niku-o          yawarakaku ni-ta
    John-Top meat-ACC         soft           boil-ta
    `John boiled the meat soft'
Example #7:

    a. Hanakoi-ga (dorobo-ni) tI yubiwa-o to-rare-ta
    Hanako-NOM (thief-by) ring-ACC steal-pass-past
    `Hanako had a thief steal her ring on her'
Example #8:

    b. Hanako-ga ame-nihu-rare-ta
    Hanako-NOM rain-DAT fall-pass-past
    `Hanako had rain fall on her'