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Stephen Matthews, Huiling Xu and Virginia Yip (2005). Passive and Unaccusative in the Jieyang Dialect of Chaozhou.

URL: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/Faculty_vyip_files/MatthewsXuYip2005.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2772&langcode=cmn (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    (52)   *chang gei ta dao xia    qu
    wall Pass 3sg fall down RVC
    `The wall fell down.'
Example #2:

    (54)   xiao haizi gei (*ta) pao diao le
    small child GEI (3sg) run RVC Prt
    `The child ran away.'
Example #3:

    e       si le
    hunger die Prt
    `A seven-month-old boy starved alive.'
Example #4:

    (75)   zhuozishang fang-zhe yi ben shu
    table-top      put-ZHE one Cl book
    `(Lit.) There is a book put on the table.'
Example #5:

    (76) *zhuozishang (bei) John fang-zhe yi ben shu
    table-top    by John put-ZHE one Cl book
    `On the table was put a book by John.' (examples from