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Kersti Börjars, Elisabet Engdahl & Maia Andréasson (2003). SUBJECT AND OBJECT POSITIONS IN SWEDISH.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/8/lfg03andreassonetal.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2866&langcode=swe (2021-04-10).


Example #1:

    b.   *D     sg             henne                han                inte.
    then   see.PST     she.ACC(Prowk) he.NOM(Prowk)                not
    `Then he didn't see her.'
Example #2:

    (16) a.     Den filmen sg                Oscar          igr.
    that film.DEF see.PST         Oscar          yesterday
    `That film, Oscar saw yesterday.'
Example #3:

    b.   Stekt kyckling gav                Oscar            hunden ofta.
    fried   chicken     give.PST Oscar                 dog.DEF      often
    `It was fried chicken that Oscar often gave to the dog.'
Example #4:

    e.   * Eva        har                        honom       inte gett         ngra pengar.
    Eva         have.PRS               he.ACC          not   give.PPART any money
    `Eva hasn't given him any money.'
Example #5:

    (21) a.    Hon sa              inte nnting.
    she       say.PST not anything
    `She didn't say anything.'
Example #6:

    b.   Hon sa              ingenting.
    she       say.PST nothing
    `She said nothing.'
Example #7:

    (23) a.    Jag har             inte sett              en     hund.
    I        have.PRS not      see.PPART       a      dog
    `I haven't seen a dog.'
Example #8:

    b.   Jag har             inte sagt              nnting.
    I        have.PRS not      say.PPART       nothing
    `I haven't said anything.'
Example #9:

    d.   Jag har             ingenting sagt              / ingen hund sett.
    I        have.PRS nothing         say.PPART       no      dog   see.PPART
    `I've said nothing.'
Example #10:

    (25) a.     Dr         mtte             honom Franois Mitterand.
    there       meet.PST      he.ACC        FM
    `There Franois Mitterand met him.'
Example #11:

    (28) a.     Oscar        sg              den      vl      frmodligen inte.
    Oscar        have.PRS it               surely probably             not
    `I guess Oscar probably didn't seen it.'
Example #12:

    b.   D sg         Oscar       ju               troligtvis aldrig      filmen.
    then see.PST   Oscar       evidentially probably         never     film.DEF
    `Then Oscar must probably never have seen the film.'
Example #13:

    (29) a.     Dr vill       ngon       aldrig          bo.
    there want.PRS someone not                 live.INF
    `There is someone who never wants to live there.'
Example #14:

    b.   Dr vill       aldrig      ngon           bo.
    there want.PRS not         someone live.INF
    `No-one ever wants to live there.'
Example #15:

    (35) Det har                   ringt              en   massa       mnniskor till dig.
    it     have.FIN       phone.PPART        a    lot         people     to you.ACC
    `A lot of people have phoned you.'
Example #16:

    (37) a.    Jag har      ingenting sagt.
    I   have.FIN nothing     say.PPART
    `I have said nothing.'
Example #17:

    b.   Jag har      ingenting velat          sga.
    I   have.FIN nothing     want.PPART   say.INF
    `I haven't wanted to say anything.'
Example #18:

    c.   Jag har      ingenstans kunnat        stta mig.
    I   have.FIN nowhere     can.PPART         sit.INF me
    `I haven't been able to sit myself down anywhere.'
Example #19:

    d.   Jag har      ingenting velat          be          henne gra.
    I   have.FIN nothing     want.PPART   ask.INF     her   do.INF
    `I haven't wanted to ask her to do anything.'