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MARTHA MCGINNIS (1997). Reflexive External Arguments and Lethal Ambiguity.

URL: http://www.ucalgary.ca/~mcginnis/papers/WCCFL16.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4042&langcode=kat (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (17)   a. deidebs    nino       tdeidebi da-e-mal-a-t.
    aunts.DAT nino.NOM             PAST-APPL.v-hide-3-PL
    `The aunts had Nino hidden on them.'
Example #2:

    b.* deidebs      tavianti tavi tdeidebi da-e-mal-a-t.
    aunts.DAT selves.NOM               PAST-APPL.v-hide-3-PL
    `The aunts had themselves hidden on them.'
Example #3:

    (19)   a. deidebi      ninos      tdeidebi da-e-mal-en.
    aunts. NOM nino.DAT              PAST-APPL.v-hide-3PL
    `The aunts were hidden to Nino.'
Example #4:

    b. ? deidebi      taviant tavs tdeidebi da-e-mal-en.
    aunts. NOM selves.DAT              PAST-APPL.v-hide-3PL
    `The aunts were hidden to themselves.'
Example #5:

    (21) a.    bavsveb-i       i-malebi-an
    children-NOM v-hide-3PL
    `The children are hiding.'
Example #6:

    b . nino          u-malebi-a        bavsveb-s     deideb-s
    Nino.NOM APPL-hide-3SG children-ACC aunts-DAT
    `Nino is hiding the children from the aunts.'
Example #7:

    c. deideb-s       bavsveb-i       e-malebi-an.
    aunts-DAT children-NOM APPL.v-hide-3PL
    `The children are hiding from the aunts.'