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HOLE, DANIEL (2005). EXTRA ARGUMENTALITY: A BINDING ACCOUNT OF POSSESSOR RAISING IN GERMAN, ENGLISH AND MANDARIN.

URL: http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~Daniel_Hole/ExtraArgumentality.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 492&langcode=cmn (2018-01-21).

 

Example #1:

    (1) a.       T s-le         mqn.
    (s)he die-PRF mother
    `His/Her mother died on him.'
Example #2:

    (9) T s-le             mqn.
    (s)he die-PRF mother
    `His/Her mother died on him.'
Example #3:

    Huli,      tde      mqn y s-le.
    afterwards his        mother also die-PRF
    `Then his mother died, too.'
Example #4:

    ???Huli,      t     y s-le        mqn.
    afterwards    he also die-PRF mother
    `Then his mother died on him.'
Example #5:

    b. T dun-le          tu le.
    (s)he break-PRF leg PRT
    `(S)he broke his/her leg.'
Example #6:

    (18) a. *T, dun-le          tu le.
    (s)he break-PRF leg PRT
    intended: `He, he broke his leg.'
Example #7:

    b. T, tu dun-le.
    (s)he leg break-PRF
    `He, he broke his leg.'
Example #8:

    (20) Xio Wng ch-le w y-ge dngo.
    little Wang eat-PRF I          1-CL    cake
    `Little Wang ate one of my cakes.'
Example #9:

    (25) a. W ch-wn-le             zhi-dn fn.
    I     eat-up-PRF     this-CL     food
    `I've eaten up that dish.'
Example #10:

    (26) a. T b jzi               bo-le        p.
    (s)he BA orange peel-PRF peel
    `(S)he removed the peel of the orange.'
Example #11:

    c. Zhngsn b w-ge pnggu ch-le sn-ge.
    Zhangsan BA 5-CL             apple eat-PRF 3-CL
    `Zhangsan ate three of the five apples.'
Example #12:

    (27) a. Zhngsn b mn shng-le su.
    Zhangsan BA door put.on-PRF lock.
    `Zhangsan put a lock on the door.'
Example #13:

    b. T b qing t-le                 yi-ge dng.
    (s)he BA wall         kick-PRF 1-CL hole
    `(S)he kicked a hole into the wall.'
Example #14:

    c. T b bl                  shng-le hu.
    (s)he BA fireplace ignite-PRF fire
    `(S)he put on a fire in the fireplace.'