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Martha McGinnis (2000). Event heads and the Distribution of Psych-roots.

URL: http://minimalism.linguistics.arizona.edu/AMSA/PDF/AMSA-162-0900.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1098&langcode=fin (2018-10-18).


Example #1:

    (11)a.   Matti     melkein inho-tti                   Maija-a.
    M.-NOM almost find.disgusting-CAUS. PAST M.-PAR
    `Matti almost disgusted Maija.'
Example #2:

    b.   Maija     melkein inhoa-a              Matti-a.
    M.-NOM almost find.disgusting-3SG M.-PAR
    `Maija almost found Matti disgusting.'
Example #3:

    c.   Pekka hajo-tti             lasi-n.
    P.- NOM break-CAUS. PAST glass-ACC
    `Pekka broke the glass.'
Example #4:

    (i) Uutiset      viha-stu-tti-vat          Mikko- a /Mikko- n .
    news.NOM anger-INCH-CAUS . PAST-3 PL M.- PAR/ ACC
    `The news made Mikko become angry.'
Example #5:

    (15)a.   Mikko on maalaa-ma-ssa talo-a.
    M.-NOM is paint- INF-INESS house-PAR
    `Mikko is painting a house.'
Example #6:

    b. *Pekka on osaa-ms-ssa         ranska-a.
    P.- NOM is know-INF-INESS French-PAR
    `Pekka is knowing French.'
Example #7:

    c. * Kaisa on sääli-ttä-mä-ssä         Matti-a.
    K.-NOM is pity- CAUS-INF-INESS M.-PAR
    `Kaisa is causing pity in Matti.'
Example #8:

    b.    Maija-a inho-taan.                             (Pylkkänen 1998)
    M.-PAR find.disgusting-PASS
    `Maija is found disgusting.'