Verb modifies Noun

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Re: Verb modifies Noun

Post by NocturnalOcean » Wed 11.11.2009 9:11 pm

No, some verbs take に as particle.

It's not a passive construction because of that.
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Re: Verb modifies Noun

Post by becki_kanou » Wed 11.11.2009 9:14 pm

If you want a passive sentence, the usual way to say it would be:

子供が車に引かれた。
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例え胸の傷が痛んでも。

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Re: Verb modifies Noun

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Wed 11.11.2009 9:56 pm

Hmm...google has some 車がぶつかった but I'm not sure now.
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Re: Verb modifies Noun

Post by NocturnalOcean » Thu 11.12.2009 7:00 am

Well, that's because 車がぶつかった means the car crashed.. but 車にぶつかった means crashed with the car/hit by the car..
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Re: Verb modifies Noun

Post by jcdietz03 » Sat 11.14.2009 3:31 am

Relative clauses are our friends.

Titles of things are always nouns. You do not title works with complete sentences.
Ex.: Story of a Man vs This is the Story of a Man

You sometimes see the relative clause in titles of things, because the whole thing resolves as a noun.
Ex.: 空をかける少女

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