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Dimitris Ntelitheos (2003). The Syntax of Emphasis.

URL: http://www.bol.ucla.edu/~dntelith/Emph_paper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1005&langcode=ell (2020-08-07).

 

Example #1:

    1.    a.    o Giannis agorase                 tria vivlia kai o Petros agorase ena.vivlio
    the Giannis bought-3SG three books and the Petros bought one book
    `John bought three books and Petros bought one book'
Example #2:

    2.     a.     mu       ipes     pos dhiavases to vivlio              tu Gianni
    me-GEN said-2sg that     read-2sg      the book-NOM the-Gianni-GEN
    `you told me you read Gianni's book'
Example #3:

    3.     a.   mu       ipes     pos dhiavases tu GIANNI to vivlio                  (ki ohi tu KOSTA)
    me-GEN said-2sg that     read-2sg      the-Gianni-GEN the book-NOM (and not the Kosta-GEN)
    `you told me you read Gianni's book (and not Kosta's)'
Example #4:

    4.     a.   mu      ipes      pos dhiavases ola afta tu GIANNI ta vivlia               (ki ohi tu KOSTA)
    me-GEN said-2sg that   read-2sg       all these the-Gianni-GEN the books-NOM (and not the Kosta-GEN)
    `you told me you read all these books of Gianni's (and not Kosta's)'
Example #5:

    5.    a. *     mu      ipes    pos dhiavases tu GIANNI tora ta vivlia
    me-GEN said-2sg that   read-2sg the-Gianni-GEN now the books-ACC
    `you told me you read Gianni's books now'
Example #6:

    6.    a.      thelo     afto to kenurjio vivlio
    want-1SG this the new        book
    "I want this new book."
Example #7:

    9.   a.    o Giannis agorase        tria vivlia kai o Petros agorase [ena.vivlio]
    the Giannis bought-3SG three books and the Petros bought one book
    `John bought three books and Petros bought one book'
Example #8:

    11.      a.   to KOKKINO idha to forema.
    the red saw-1S the dress
    `It is the red dress that I saw.'
Example #9:

    12.    a.     o Petros agorase ena.vivlio
    the Petros bought one book
    `Petros bought one book'
Example #10:

    15.          a.         i Maria ehi tria vivlia ke i Eleni ehi efta vivlia
    the Maria has three books and the Eleni has seven books
    `Maria has three books and Eleni has seven'
Example #11:

    b.         i Maria ehi polla vivlia ke i Eleni ehi liga vivlia
    the Maria has many books and the Eleni has few books
    `Maria has many books and Eleni has few'
Example #12:

    c.         i Maria forese         to ble fustani ke i Eleni forese to prasino fustani
    the Maria wore-3SG the blue dress    and the Eleni wore-3SG the green dress
    `Maria wore the blue dress and Eleni wore the green one'
Example #13:

    d.         i Maria pire         ta vivlia tu Gianni      ke i Eleni ta vivlia tu Kosta
    the Maria got-3SG the books the Gianni-GEN and the Eleni the books the Kosta-GEN
    `Maria took Gianni's books and Eleni took Kostas'
Example #14:

    16.          a.        EFTA ehi i Maria vivlia
    seven has the Maria    books
    `It is seven books that Maria has.'
Example #15:

    b.        POLLA ehi i Maria vivlia
    many has the Maria books
    `It is many books that Maria has.'
Example #16:

    c.        to PRASINO forese i Maria fustani
    the green    put on the Maria      dress
    `It is the green dress that Maria put on'
Example #17:

    d.        tu GIANNI             pire     i Maria ta vivlia
    the Gianni-GEN got-3SG the Maria the books
    It is Gianni's books that Maria took'
Example #18:

    17.     a.       miso    tin kathari adhikia
    hate-1SG the pure injustice                                  Androutsopoulou
    `I hate pure injustice'                                               1998:3
Example #19:

    b. *     tin KATHARI miso adhikia
    the pure      hate-1SG injustice
    `It is PURE injustice that I hate'
Example #20:

    c.       A. ti idhous adhikia misis?
    what kind injustice hate-2SG
    `what kind of injustice do you hate?'
Example #21:

    *   B. tin kathari
    the pure
    `the pure one'
Example #22:

    18.     a. *     i polli kathari adhikia
    the very pure injustice
    `The very pure injustice'