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Various Authors (2003). Excerpt from Workshop on Dislocated Elements in Discourse: Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Perspec.

URL: http://amor.cms.hu-berlin.de/~h0594bbb/pdf-files/2003-Conf-Abstracts.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-07).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 628&langcode=cmn (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    a. Zhiyou [ZHE]F-zhong shu Lao Wang cai mai-guo.
    only    this-CL:kind book Old Wang CAI buy-ASP
    `Old Wang has bought only [THIS]F kind of book before.
Example #2:

    b. Lao Wang zhi       mai-guo [ZHE]F-zhong shu.
    Old Wang ONLY buy-ASP this-CL:kind book
    `Old Wang has bought only [THIS]F kind of book before.'
Example #3:

    a. Lao Wang [SHENme]F dou mei             mai.
    Old Wang anything      DOU not.have buy
    `Old Wang hasn't bought ANYTHING AT ALL.'
Example #4:

    b. Lao Wang mei        mai [SHENme]F.
    Old Wang not.have buy anything
    `Old Wang hasn't bought [anything SPECial]F.'