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Mark Baker (2000). The natures of nonconfigurationality.

URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/people/faculty/baker/nonconfig-hdbk-prt.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1232&langcode=jpn (2022-01-26).


Example #1:

    (19)      a. *Soitu-ga Taroo-no hon-o       mituke-ta
    guy-NOM Taro-GEN book-ACC found-PAST
    `The guyi found Taro'si book.'
Example #2:

    b. Darei-ga        [ek proi hitome      mi-ta]           hitok-o      sukini natta-no?
    Who-nom         first.glace          look.at-PAST person-ACC fell.in.love-Q
    `Whoi fell       in love with a person s/hei saw at first glance?'
Example #3:

    (20)      a. Soitu-no hahaoya-ga Taroo-o        sikat-ta
    guy-GEN mother-NOM Taro-ACC scold-PAST
    `The guy'si mother scolded Taroi.'
Example #4:

    b. ??[ek proi hitome      mi-ta]          hitok-ga        darei-o   sukini natta-no?
    first.glace look.at-PAST person-NOM who-ACC fell.in.love-Q
    `Whoi did a person s/hei saw at first glance fall in love with?'
Example #5:

    (21)      a. Taroo-no hon-o          soitu-ga       mituke-ta
    Taro-GEN book-ACC guy-NOM              found-PAST
    ?`Taro'si book, the guyi found.'
Example #6:

    b. Darei-o [ek proi hitome       mi-ta]          hitok-ga        sukini natta-no?
    who-ACC           first.glace look.at-PAST person-NOM fell.in.love-Q
    `Whoi did a person s/hei saw at first glance fall in love with?'
Example #7:

    (29)       a. Zibunzisin-o Hanako-ga        t hihansita (koto)              JAPANESE
    self-ACC     Hanako-NOM         criticized fact
    `Herself, Hanako criticized.'   (Saito, 1992)
Example #8:

    c. John-ga     dare-o  nagut-ta no?/ Dare-o John-ga nagutta no?
    John-NOM who-ACC hit-past Q/ who-ACC John-NOM hit-past Q
    `Who did John hit?'               JAPANESE