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Martin Everaert (2003). REFLEXIVES IN DISCOURSE.

URL: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~koster/DenBesten/Everaert.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4040&langcode=tam (2021-06-15).

 

Example #1:

    (38) a.    *kamalaa avan tann-ai veru-kkir-aan en-ru ninai-tt-aa
    Kamala he selfACC hatePRES-3SG.M sayVBP thinkPST-3SG.F
    `Kamala thought that he hated him(=Kumaar)'
Example #2:

    b.   *kumaar kaDekki poonan; ange tanakku oNNum piDikkale
    Kumar shop to goPST.AGR   there self to anything like not
    `Kumar went to the shop; he did not like anything there.'
Example #3:

    (39) a.    kamalaa avan tann-ai veru-kkir-aan en-ru ninai-tt-aa
    Kamala he heACC hate PRES-3.SG.M sayVBP thinkPST-3SG.F
    `Kamala thought that he hated himself'
Example #4:

    b.   kamalaa avan tann-ai veru-kkir-aan en-ru ninai-tt-aa
    Kamala he sheACC hatePRES-3SG.M sayVBP think PST-3SG.F
    `Kamala thought that he hated her'
Example #5:

    (40) a.    kumaar kaDekki poonan; ange avanukku oNNum piDikkale
    Kumar shop to goPST.AGR there he to anything like not
    `Kumar went to the shop; he did not like anything there.'
Example #6:

    b.   *kumaar avan-ai veru-kkir-aan
    Kumar heACC hatePRES-3SGM
    Kumar hates himself
Example #7:

    c.   kumaar avaneyee verukaan
    Kumar heACC.EMPH hatePRST.AGR
    `Kumar hates himself'
Example #8:

    (41) a.    ivan en tampi
    (this)-he IOBL brother
    `He is my brother'
Example #9:

    b.   avan en tampi
    (that)-he IOBL brother
    `He is my brother'
Example #10:

    (42) a.    kumaar va-nt-aal naan avan-iTam collu-v-een
    Kumar comeCOND I heLOC sayFUT-1SG
    `If Kumar comes I will tell him'
Example #11:

    b.   *kumaar va-nt-aal naan ivan-iTam collu-v-een
    Kumar comeCOND I heLOC say FUT-1SG
    `If Kumar comes I will tell him'