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Wunderlich, Dieter The possessor-article conspiracy in Bulgarian

URL: http://web.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~wdl/Bulgar-2.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 102&langcode=bul (2019-06-26).


Example #1:

    a. Vidja-x [moja-ta xubava kniga].
    saw-1sg my-the nice book
    `I saw my nice book.'
Example #2:

    b. Vidja-x [moja xubava kniga].
    saw-1sg my nice book
    `I saw one of my nice books/ I saw a nice book of mine.'
Example #3:

    a. Vidja-x    [xubava-ta mi kniga].
    saw-1sg     nice-the my book
    `I saw my nice book.'
Example #4:

    a. Vidja-x [interesna-ta i statija]
    saw-1sg interesting-the her article
    'I saw her interesting article.'
Example #5:

    b. Vidja-x i       [interesna-ta statija]
    saw-1sg her interesting-the article
    'I saw her interesting article.'
Example #6:

    b. Vidja-x i       [interesna statija]
    saw-1sg her interesting article
    `I saw one of her interesting articles.' (unspecific)
Example #7:

    (12) a. onezi im novi knigi                           demonstrative
    those their new books
    `those new books of them'
Example #8:

    b. mnogo-to ti interesni knigi                   numeral
    many-the your interesting books
    'your many interesting books'
Example #9:

    c. mnogo interesna-ta mi statija                 *adverb
    very interesting-the my article
    'my very interesting article'
Example #10:

    d. tvurde burzo izpraznena-ta mu butilka         *adverb
    too quickly emptied-the his bottle
    `his too quickly emptied bottle'
Example #11:

    e. semej-ni-te im problemi                       derived adjective
    family-ADJ-the their problems
    'their family problems'
Example #12:

    f. izbrana-ta i vcera roklja                     participle
    chosen-the her yesterday dress
    `the dress she has chosen yesterday'
Example #13:

    g. predpisano-to mi ot lekar lekarstvo           participle
    prescribed-the my by doctor medicine
    `the medicine prescribed to me by a doctor'
Example #14:

    h. predpolagaemo-to ti putavane do Kitaj         non-intersecting adjective
    alleged-the your travels to China
    `your alleged travels to China'
Example #15:

    b. mnogo-to mu statij i malko knigi
    many-the his articles and few books
    `his [many articles and few books]'
Example #16:

    c. tezi mu i onezi knigi
    these his and those books
    `[these and those] books of him'
Example #17:

    a. moi-te i tvoi xubavi knigi
    my-the and your nice books
    `my and your nice books'
Example #18:

    b. moi-te stari i tvoi-te novi idei
    my-the old and your-the new ideas
    `my old and your new ideas'
Example #19:

    (40) iznenadva-s&to-to me         res&enie
    surprise-PTCP-the me.ACC solution
    `the solution that surprises me'