ODIN

The Online Database of Interlinear Text

 

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Peter Cole and Gabriella Hermon (1998). VP Ellipsis and Malay Reflexives.

URL: http://wwwlot.let.uu.nl/zs2001/papersCole/Malayref.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1221&langcode=mly (2021-09-17).

 

Example #1:

    (5) Ahmadi tahu Salmahj akan membeli baju untuk diri-nyai/j/k.6
    Ahmad know Salmah will buy clothes for self-3SG
    'Ahmad knows Salmah will buy clothes for him/herself.'
Example #2:

    (7) Aminahi tahu saya memberi Sitij buku tentang dirinyai/j/k.
    Aminah know I           give Siti book about self.3SG
    'Aminah knew I gave Siti a book about her/herself.'
Example #3:

    (11) Johni bilang yang Mary nampak diai di Singapura; Frank pun.
    say that Mary          see him at Singapore Frank also
    'John said that Mary saw him in Singapore and Frank did so too.'
Example #4:

    (12)    Fatimahi tahu Alij mengajar dirinya sendiri*i,j .
    Fatimah know Ali is teaching self.3SG alone
    'Fatimah knows that Ali is teaching himself.'
Example #5:

    (14) John nampak dirinya sendiri di dalam cermin; Frank pun.
    John see       self-3psg alone at inside mirror Frank also
    'John saw himself/him in the mirror and Frank did too .'
Example #6:

    (15) Ali cukur dirinya sendiri di dalam bilik air; Bill pun.
    Ali shave self-3psg alone at inside bathroom Bill also
    bathroom.'
Example #7:

    (16) John nampak dirinya di dalam cermin; Frank pun.
    John see self-3psg at inside mirror Frank also
    'John saw himself/him in the mirror and Frank did too .'
Example #8:

    (17) Ali cukur dirinya di dalam bilik air; Bill pun.
    Ali shave self-3psg at inside bathroom Bill also
    'Ali shaved himself/him in the bathroom. Bill did so too.'
Example #9:

    (21) Aminah nampak dirinya di dalam cermin.
    Aminah saw          self.3ps in inside mirror
    'Aminah saw herself in the mirror.'
Example #10:

    (24) Aminah nampak ibu-nya.
    Aminah saw     mother-3ps
    'Aminah saw her mother.'
Example #11:

    (16) John nampak dirinya di dalam cermin; Frank pun.
    John see self-3psg at inside mirror Frank also
    'John saw himself/him in the mirror and Frank did too .'
Example #12:

    (17) Ali cukur dirinya di dalam bilik air; Bill pun.
    Ali shave self-3psg at inside bathroom Bill also
    'Ali shaved himself/him in the bathroom. Bill did so too.'
Example #13:

    (i) Saya nampak-nya.
    I    see-3ps
    'I saw him/her/it.'