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URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~ctjhuang/Course_LSA222/handouts/Saito1.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3007&langcode=cmn (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    (61)   Zhangsan da le e
    hit Perf
    b. `Zhangsan hit someone else.'
Example #2:

    (62)   Meigeren piping le ziji ma? Bu, John mei piping le e
    everyone criticize Perf self Q no    not criticize Perf
    `Did everyone criticize himself? No, John did not criticize himself.'
Example #3:

    (73) a.      Baoyu xia -shu -le qi
    play-lose-asp chess
    `Baoyu played chess (and as a result he) lost it'
Example #4:

    b.   Daiyu ku -zou -le henduo keren
    cry-leave-asp many guest
    `Daiyu cried (so much that) many guests left'