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Edson Miyamoto, Michiko Nakamura and Shoichi Takahashi (2003). Processing relative clauses in Japanese with two attachment sites.

URL: http://www.lingua.tsukuba.ac.jp/etm/ms/talks/2003-nels-slides.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3346&langcode=jpn (2022-01-26).


Example #1:

    Hoosekibako-no sumi-ni nokotteita / hannin / no / shimon / o ...
    Jewelry-box-gen corner-loc left               criminal gen fingerprint acc
    jewelry box...'
Example #2:

    Hoosekibako-no sumi-ni nokotteita / hannin-no shimon-o / ...
    Jewelry-box-gen        corner-loc left           criminal-gen fingerprint-acc
    `the fingerprint of the criminal that was left behind in the corner of the jewel
Example #3:

    ... keisatsu-ga / nantoka mitsukedashita.
    police-nom     somehow found
    `The police somehow found ...'
Example #4:

    ... nantoka mitsukedashita.
    somehow discovered
    who is supposed to be a man in his 50's.'
Example #5:

    Satsujinka-wa hoosekibako-no sumi-ni nokotteita
    homicide-top    jewelry-box-gen corner-loc remained
    `The homicide department remained in the corner of the jewelry box'