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action agent ambiguous analysis aspect marker BA construction BA fan Chafe Chao Chao's Chinese chr-le chyu cognate objects complement context contrast dative definite direct object dzai dzemma dzou elements English event example expressed Factitive Fillmore fish focus Frei Frei's function given grammatical Grootaers Halliday points Hashimoto indefinite indefinite article indicate inflections information value interpretation intransitive verbs JangSan BA jyou lexical item Li's LiSz locative look-finish main verb Mandarin Chinese marked meaning measure word modality noun obligatory occur with BA optional overt patient pattern perfective aspect position post-verbal Prague School preposition proposition rain referential relation restriction result rheme rice role semantic sequence shwei speaker specific surface structure SyauMi syntactic take BA tence thematic theme theme-rheme tight tion underlying unmarked V-0 compounds V-0 phrase Vang verbal Wang Huan word order yung