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Wunderlich, Dieter and Renate Lakämper On the interaction of structural and semantic case

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

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 108&langcode=fin (2018-10-19).


Example #1:

    (i) Tiedän       kirjan     olevan valkoisen/valkoinen.
    know.1sg book.GEN being white.GEN/white.NOM
    `I know that the book is white'
Example #2:

    (ii) Tiedän      kirjojen       olevan valkoiset/valkoisia.
    know.1sg book.PL.GEN being white.PL.GEN/white.PL.PART
    `I know that the books are white'
Example #3:

    (24) a. Löys-i-n        kirja-n       laatiko-sta.
    find-PAST-1 book-GEN box-ELA
    'I found the book in [lit. from] the box'
Example #4:

    b. Jät-i-n         avaime-t auto-on.
    leave-PAST-1 key-pl           car-ILL
    'I left the keys in [lit. into] the car'
Example #5:

    (26)   a. [tuo-lla Virpi-n         nariseva-lla        tuoli-lla ]DemP
    that-ADE Virpi-GEN       squeaky-ADE         chair-ADE
    `on that squeaky chair of Virpi's'
Example #6:

    b. [tuo-n     Virpi-n       nariseva-n          tuoli-n ]DemP alla ]PP         (postposition with
    that-GEN Virpi-GEN       squeaky-GEN         chair-GEN under                 genitive)
    `under that squeaky chair of Virpi's'
Example #7:

    (27)   a. Anil-ne (Ravii-se)       Raam-ko         piitaa.
    Anil-ERG (Ravi-INST) Ram-ACC             beat.PERF
    `Anil (together with Ravi) beat Ram'