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obj: object

The object of a transitive verb is its second core argument after its subject. If a third argument, an indirect object without a preposition*, is present, that object is marked as iobj (2), but if the only object present is an indirect object, it is still marked as obj (3).

* Note that indirect objects preceded by a preposition are treated as obl (oblique).

# visual-style 1 3 obj	color:blue
# visual-style 1	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 1	fgColor:white
# visual-style 3	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 3	fgColor:white
1	開	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	open
2	罐	_	NOUN	_	_	3	det	_	CL:can
3	啤酒	_	NOUN	_	_	1	obj	_	beer

1	"open	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	a	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	can	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
4	of	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
5	beer"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

# visual-style 1 4 obj	color:blue
# visual-style 1	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 1	fgColor:white
# visual-style 4	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 4	fgColor:white
1	畀	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	give
2	兩	_	NUM	_	_	4	nummod	_	two
3	本	_	NOUN	_	_	2	clf	_	CL:book
4	書	_	NOUN	_	_	1	obj	_	book
5	佢	_	PRON	_	_	1	iobj	_	3SG

1	"Give	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	him	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	two	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
4	books."	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

# visual-style 2 3 obj	color:blue
# visual-style 2	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 2	fgColor:white
# visual-style 3	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 3	fgColor:white
1	今年	_	NOUN	_	_	2	obl:tmod	_	this-year
2	畀	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	give
3	佢	_	PRON	_	_	2	obj	_	3SG
4	啦	_	PART	_	_	2	discourse:sp	_	SP

1	"This	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	year	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	let's	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
4	give	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
5	it	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
6	to	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
7	him."	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

obj is also used to link the direct object of a movement verb. This verb can be single (4) or compounded (5).

# visual-style 5 6 obj	color:blue
# visual-style 7 8 obj	color:blue
# visual-style 5	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 5	fgColor:white
# visual-style 6	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 6	fgColor:white
1	個	_	NOUN	_	_	3	det	_	CLF:generic
2	傻	_	ADJ	_	_	3	amod	_	stupid
3	妹	_	NOUN	_	_	4	nsubj	_	girl
4	話	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	say
5	去	_	VERB	_	_	4	ccomp	_	go
6	福岡	_	PROPN	_	_	5	obj	_	Fukuoka
7	睇	_	VERB	_	_	5	advcl	_	see
8	人哋	_	PRON	_	_	7	obj	_	others
9	耕田	_	VERB	_	_	7	xcomp	_	farm
10	喎	_	PART	_	_	4	discourse:sp	_	FP:hearsay

1	"The	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	stupid	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	girl	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
4	says	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
5	she's	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
6	going	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
7	to	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
8	Fukuoka	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
9	to	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
10	see	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
11	people	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
12	farming."	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

# visual-style 1 3 obj	color:blue
# visual-style 1	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 1	fgColor:white
# visual-style 3	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 3	fgColor:white
1	嚟	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	come
2	到	_	VERB	_	_	1	compound:vv	_	arrive
3	呢度	_	PRON	_	_	1	obj	_	here

1	"arrived	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	here"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_


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