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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=nan (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    (1)   i   tiam    me    ua
    3sg always scold me
    `He keeps scolding me.'
Example #2:

    (16)    gua ho pha-tio a (Taiwanese Southern Min)
    I    Pass hit      Prt
    `I was hit [by him/her].'
Example #3:

    (30)   ua m-kia¢ ki hou-tsia
    I lose       Cl umbrella
    `I lost the umbrella.'
Example #4:

    (73)   a. ko bak ta bue?
    Cl ink dry not.yet
    `Has the ink dried up?'
Example #5:

    b. ta lau
    dry Prt
    `Yes, it has.'
Example #6:

    (i) ?*ki-h¢    kai si-hau, go            tioG hoG     tsoi     na¢.
    famine Poss time      starve-die very many people.
    `Many people died of starvation during the period of famine.'