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|Title:||Kena as the Third Type of Malay Passive|
|Keywords:||metaphor;corpus linguistics;Mandarin Chinese;Malay;English.|
|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|
|Appears in Collections:||[英國語文學系] 期刊論文|
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