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Title: Kena as the Third Type of Malay Passive
Authors: 鍾曉芳
Chung, Siaw-Fong
Contributors: 英文系
Keywords: metaphor;corpus linguistics;Mandarin Chinese;Malay;English.
Date: 2003
Issue Date: 2010-10-06 10:40:32 (UTC+8)
Abstract: This paper argues that pragmatic considerations are involved in the
selection of Malay passive types. The kena passive, which is the third Malay
passive, occurs in limited frequency in specific contexts. These limited
occurrences of the kena passive raise questions whether there are pragmatic
specifications of this passive type which constrain its use.
Although the kena passive is recognized as a type of
Relation: Oceanic Linguistics, Vol.44, No.1, pp.194-214
Data Type: article
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