The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Dieter Wunderlich (2000). Predicate composition and argument extension as general options - a study in the interface of semant.

URL: http://web.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~wdl/lif-wdl.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 379&langcode=cmn (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    a. Lisi zui-le.
    Lisi inebriate-PERF
    `Lisi became drunk'
Example #2:

    b. *Nei-ping jiu zui-le                Lisi.
    that-CL wine inebriate-PERF Lisi
    `That bottle of wine inebriated Lisi'
Example #3:

    c. Nei-ping jiu zui-dao-le                Lisi.
    that-CL wine inebriate-fall-PERF Lisi
    `That bottle of wine inebriated Lisi so that he fell down'
Example #4:

    c. xiao-hai      ku-huang-le           tamen de yeye-nainai.
    small-child cry-get.confused-LE their         grandpa-grandma
    `The children cried so that their grand parents became confused'