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Ivan A. Sag and Thomas Wasow (1999). Syntactic Theory.

URL: http://www.cs.um.edu.mt/~mros/ftp/download/sw99.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3998&langcode=jpn (2018-03-24).


Example #1:

    (i) Taroo-ga hon-o yonda
    Taro o-n book-a read-past
    `Taro o read the bo ok'
Example #2:

    (ii) Taroo-ga yonda.
    Taro o-n read-past
    `Taro o read it/them'
Example #3:

    (iii) Hon-o yonda.
    book-a read-past
    `He/she/they read the bo ok'
Example #4:

    (iv) Yonda.
    `He/she/they read it/them
Example #5:

    (v) Hanako-ga zibun-o tatai-ta.
    Hanako-n pro-self-a hit-pst
    `Hanakoi hit herselfi /*himj /*herj /*themj '
Example #6:

    (vi) Taroo-ga tatai-ta.
    Taro o-nom hit-pst
    `Taro oi hit *himselfi /himj /herj /themj '
Example #7:

    (vii) Taroo-ga Hanako-ga zibun-o tatai-ta koto-o hookokusi-ta.
    Taro o-n Hanako-n pro-self-a hit-pst that-a tell-pst
    herselfj /himi /*themk /*himk /*herk '
Example #8:

    (viii) Taroo-ga Hanako-ga tatai-ta koto-o hookokusi-ta.
    Taro o-n Hanako-n hit-pst that-a tell-pst
    `Taro oi said that Hanakoj hit *herselfj /himi,k /herk /themk '
Example #9:

    (i) hitorino otoko-ga sono hon-o    yonda
    one      man-nom that bo ok-acc read-past
    `One man read that book'
Example #10:

    (vii) yonda
    `He/she/it/they read it/them'