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Bergeton, Uffe (2004). The Independence of Binding and Intensification, Chapter 1: Introduction.

URL: http://www-scf.usc.edu/~bergeton/D_CH1_May12.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 963&langcode=cmn (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    Zhangsan hen ziji.
    Zhangsan hate self
    `Zhangsan hates himself.'
Example #2:

    Zhangsan     ziji canjia huiyi.
    Zhangsan     self attend conference.
    Zhangsan     himself attended the conference.
Example #3:

    Huang-di ziji lai-le.
    emperor self-self come-PERF
    `The emperor himself came.'                    (himself = adnominal intensifier)
Example #4:

    Huang-di hen ziji.
    emperor hate self-self
    `The emperor hates himself.'                   (himself = reflexive)