Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Why some causative ‘give’ constructions develop beyond the passive to also form the unaccusative : evidence from Southern Min dialects
Authors: Chen, W
Yap, FH 
Xu, H
Keywords: Southern Min dialects
Unaccusative constructions
'Give' constructions
Issue Date: Dec-2011
Source: 2011 Annual Research Forum of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK-ARF 2011), December 3, 2011, City University of Hong Kong How to cite?
Abstract: This paper aims to further explore why a few languages such as the Jieyang and Hui’an varieties of Southern Min further develop an unaccusative use of the ‘give’ verb, while many other Sinitic varieties do not.
Description: The conference was organized by Linguistic Society of Hong Kong.
Rights: Reproduced with permission of the authors.
Appears in Collections:Presentation

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Chen, Yap and Xu paper on Give (2011) formatted.pdf365.58 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Show full item record
PIRA download icon_1.1View/Download Contents

Page view(s)

Last Week
Last month
Citations as of Aug 13, 2018


Citations as of Aug 13, 2018

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.