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Adams B. Bodomo, Olivia S.C. Lam and Natalie S.S. Yu (2003). DOUBLE OBJECT AND SERIAL VERB BENEFACTIVE CONSTRUCTIONS IN CANTONESE.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/8/lfg03bodomoetal.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3807&langcode=yue (2018-04-26).

 

Example #1:

    (5) ngo5 bei2-zo2 bun2 syu1 keo i5
    1.SG give-PERF CL book 3.SG
    `I've given him/her a book'
Example #2:

    b.        keoi5      gaau3 ngo5 jing1man2
    3.SG       teach 1.SG English
    `S/he teaches me English.'
Example #3:

    (7)   a.        ngo5       bei2 -zo2      bun2 hung4sik1ge3 syu1 siu2 ming4
    1.SG       give.PERF      CL     red        book PN
    `I have given a red book to Siu Ming.'
Example #4:

    c.   ngo5       bei2 -zo2      bun2 hung4sik1ge3 syu1 keoi5
    1.SG       give.PERF      CL      red       book 3.SG
    `I have given a red book to him.'
Example #5:

    (10) a.    keoi5 lo2-zo2       bun2 syu1 bei2            ngo5
    3.SG take-PERF CL          book give          1.SG
    `S/he took the book and gave it to me.'
Example #6:

    b.    keoi5 maa i3 -zo2 hou2do1 je3 bei2              ngo5
    3.SG buy-PERF many            thing give        1.SG
    `S/he bought me many things.'
Example #7:

    (11) keoi5     jung6 zi1 coeng1 zi2zyu6           ngo5          go3    tau4
    3.SG      use    CL gun         point        1.SG          C L.   head
    `S/he is pointing a gun at my head.'
Example #8:

    a.     ngo5 mou 5 bei2 bun2 syu1 keoi5
    1.SG NEG give CL book 3.SG
    'I didn't give her/him a book.'
Example #9:

    c.     ngo5 bun2 syu1 m ou5 bei2 keoi5
    1.SG CL book NEG give 3.SG
    ' s for my book, I didn't give it to him/her. '
Example #10:

    a.     ngo5 maa i5 fan6 lai5mat6 bei2                     keoi5
    1.SG buy           CL     gift give                3.SG
    `I buy a gift for him/her.'
Example #11:

    (24) ngo5         ze3-zo2                 keoi5 sap6man1                       DOC
    1.SG         lend /borrow-PERF 3.SG ten dollars
    `I h ave   borrowed ten do llars from him/her.' (Preferred )
Example #12:

    (25) ngo5      ze3-zo2        sap6man1          bei2    keoi5                  SVC
    1.SG      lend -PERF     ten dollars       give    3.SG
    `I have lent him/her ten do llars.'
Example #13:

    (29) ngo5 lo2-zo2 bun2 syu2 bei2                keoi5
    1.SG take.PERF CL         book give        3.SG
    `I have taken the book for him/her.'