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The following interlinear glossed text data was extracted from a document found on the World Wide Web via a semi-automated process. The data presented here could contain corruption (degraded or missing characters), so the source document (link below) should be consulted to ensure accuracy. If you use any of the data shown here for research purposes, be sure to cite ODIN and the source document. Please use the following citation record or variant thereof:

Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai (2003). Lexical Courtesy Revisited:Evidence from Tsou and Seediq Wh-Constructions.

URL: http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/ealc/chinling/articles/e2.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-10-01).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1496&langcode=jpn (2022-01-20).


Example #1:

    b. John-wa [complex-NP island dare-o aisiteiru onna]-o      nagutta?
    John-Top                   who-Acc loves      woman -Acc hit
    'What is the person x such that [John hit the woman who loves x]?
Example #2:

    b.* dare-ga      kite, boku-wa dare-ni awa-nai.
    who-Nom come I-Top            who-Dat meet-not
    'If anyone comes, I will meet him/her.'
Example #3:

    (35) [CP dare-ga ki-te]-mo, boku-wa aw-a-nai.
    who-Nom come all I-Top meet not
    'No matter who comes, I will not meet her/him.'