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Benjamin Bruening (2001). Syntax at the Edge.

URL: http://www.ling.udel.edu/bruening/Courses/2001-2/831/BrueningF2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1299&langcode=jpn (2018-09-26).

 

Example #1:

    b.    Taroo-ga John-no ketsu-o aoi to            omotta (koto).
    T.-Nom J.-Gen hip-Acc blue Comp thought (fact)
    `Taroo thinks that John is inexperienced.'
Example #2:

    a.   * Otagai-no        sensei-ga     karera-o bakada to  omotteiru.
    each.other-Gen teacher-Nom them-Acc fool Comp think.Prog
    `Each other½ 's teachers think of them½ as fools.'
Example #3:

    (772)    ?* Baka-da-to      Hanako-o Taroo-ga t omotteiru.
    fool-is-Comp H.-Acc T.-Nom think.Prog
    `As a fool, Hanako, Taroo thinks of.' SI,SM,TT
Example #4:

    c. ?? John-no ketsu-o Taroo-ga aoi to            omotta (koto).
    J.-Gen hip-Acc T.-Nom blue Comp thought (fact)
    `Taroo thinks that John is inexperienced.'
Example #5:

    c. ?? Daremo-ga     biiru-o natu-ga            ichiban umai-to        omotte iru.
    everyone-Nom beer-Acc summer-Nom best            tasty-Comp thinks is
    `Everyone thinks that it's during the summer that beer tastes the best.'
Example #6:

    (778)           Biiru-ga natu-ga/wa           ichiban umai.
    beer-Nom summer-Nom/Top best          tasty
    `It's during the summer that beer tastes the best.'
Example #7:

    b.     John-ga Bill-ni nani-o    meizi-ta-no?
    J.-Nom B.-Dat what-Acc ordered-Q
    `What did John order Bill to do?'
Example #8:

    a.     Taroo-ga nani-o    kangaete iru no?
    T.-Nom what-Acc think       Prog Q
    `What does Taroo think?'
Example #9:

    b.   * Taroo-ga Tanaka-o nani-o    kangaete iru no?
    T.-Nom T.-Acc what-Acc think         Prog Q
    `What does Taroo think of Tanaka?'
Example #10:

    c.   * Taroo-ga Tanaka-o doo kangaete iru no?
    T.-Nom T.-Acc how think         Prog Q
    `What does Taroo think of Tanaka?'
Example #11:

    (790)   a.      Tokyo-wa sumi-nikui.
    Tokyo-Top live-hard
    `Tokyo is hard to live in.'
Example #12:

    b.      John-wa Tokyo-o sumi-nikui-to omotta.
    J.-Top Tokyo-Acc live-hard-Comp thought
    `John thought that Tokyo is hard to live in.' (Marantz 1983, ex.31b)