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ERIC Number: EJ119564
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Publication Date: 1974
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Mandarin Causatives
Huang, Shuan-fan
Journal of Chinese Linguistics, 2, 3, 354-369, Sep 74
Event and factive causatives are distinguished. It is argued that ba-sentences in Mandarin Chinese are event causatives par excellence and that the ba and bei constructions, by deriving from the same underlying representation, can be shown to receive a unified account, if they are given a causative analysis. (Author/RM)
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