ODIN

The Online Database of Interlinear Text

 

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Norbert Hornstein, Jairo Nunes, and Kleanthes K. Grohmann (2004). Chapter 7.

URL: http://www.punksinscience.org/kleanthes/HNG/HNG_7.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1061&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).

 

Example #1:

    a.   Gestern hat Joachim eine leckere Bratwurst gegessen.
    yesterday has Joachim a          tasty    bratwurst eaten
    `Yesterday, Joachim ate a tasty bratwurst.'
Example #2:

    (i)     Wen    glaubt Hans, wen         Jakob       gesehen     hat?
    whom believes Hans whom Jakob               seen        has
    `Who does Hans believe Jakob saw?'
Example #3:

    (ii)    *Wen glaubt Hans die Tatsache, wen (dass) Jakob                  gesehen     hat?
    whom believes Hans the fact           whom (that) Jakob        seen        has
    `*Who does Hans believe the fact (that) Jakob saw?'
Example #4:

    (iii)   *Wessen Buch glaubst du, wessen Buch Hans liest?
    whose    book    believe you whose book Hans reads
    `Whose book do you believe Hans is reading?'
Example #5:

    (iv)    *Wen glaubt Hans, wen           Jakob       wen       gesehen    hat?
    whom believes Hans     whom Jakob          whom      seen       has
    `Who does Hans believe Jakob saw?'