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URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/language/v079/79.1zanuttini.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1017&langcode=ita (2019-03-24).


Example #1:

    (6) a. Telefonale! (Italian)
    `Call her!'
Example #2:

    b. Le telefoni        troppo.
    her call.INDIC.2SG too-much
    `You call her too much.'
Example #3:

    b. Non telefonarle!
    NEG call.INF-her
    `Don't call her!'
Example #4:

    (ii) A: E` alto il bambino      di Toni? B: Eccome se e alto! (Italian)
    is tall the child       of Tony       and-how if is tall
    (i) A: Is Tony's child tall?    B: And how!
Example #5:

    b. Il premio Nobel, a chi lo daranno?
    the prize Nobel to who it will-give
    `The Nobel Prize, who will they give it to?'
Example #6:

    (67) a. Che tanti libri che ha comprato!
    which many books that has bought
    `How very many books s/he bought!'
Example #7:

    (68) a. Che alto che e!
    which tall that is
    `How very tall he is!'
Example #8:

    (70) a. Che tanti libri, a tua sorella, che le hanno regalato!
    which many books to your sister that her have given
    `How very many books they gave to your sister!'
Example #9:

    assegnato! (Beninca 2001)
    `What a good place they assigned to Giorgio!'
Example #10:

    (71) a. Chi inviterebbe per sembrare importante!
    who would-invite for to-seem important
    `The people he would invite to seem important!'
Example #11:

    (72) a. Cosa farebbe per i suoi figli!
    what would-do for the his children
    `The things he would do for his children!'
Example #12:

    (73) a. Quanto       e alto!
    how much is tall
    `How tall he is!'
Example #13:

    (74) a. Quanti/quali        libri ha comprato!
    how many/which books has bought
    `How very many/what books s/he bought!'
Example #14:

    d. ??Quanti/quali        libri che ha comprato!
    how many/which books that has bought
    `How (very) many books s/he bought!'
Example #15:

    (i) a. Come (*che) e stata brava! (cf. Radford 1997:102)
    how (that) is been good
    `How good she was!'
Example #16:

    b. Come e stata? (Answer: Brava.)
    how is been
    `How was she?'
Example #17:

    (ii) a. Come (*che) canta bene!
    how (that) sings well
    `How she sings well!'
Example #18:

    (77) a. Che libri (che) ha comprato!
    which books that has bought
    `What books s/he bought!'
Example #19:

    b. Che libri, a tua sorella, (che) le hanno regalato!
    what books to your sister that her have given
    `What books they gave your sister!'
Example #20:

    b. Come canta? (Answer: Bene.)
    how sings
    `How does she sing?'