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Giannakidou, Anastasia (2002). N-words and Negative Concord.

URL: http://www.semanticsarchive.net/Archive/DgyYzI2M/negative.concord.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-06-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1327&langcode=cat (2022-01-19).


Example #1:

    b.      *(No) he            dit     res.                       Catalan
    not      have.1sg said n-thing
    'I didn't say anything. '
Example #2:

    (3)    Q:      Qui se li         va apropar?                          Catalan
    who refl him/her aux.3sg approach
    Who approached {him/her}?
Example #3:

    (9)     a.           No he          dit res       a ningú.
    not have.1sg said n-thing to n-person
    'I didn't say anything to nobody.'
Example #4:

    c.      Ningú va          dir res.                                       Catalan
    n-person aux.3sg say n-thing
    'Nobody said anything.'
Example #5:

    (60)   Cap estudiant (no) va    dir res.
    n-student not aux.3sg say n-thing
    'No student said anything.'
Example #6:

    (73)   a.      Ningú (no) ha vist en Pere.                            Catalan
    n-person not has seen Pedro
    'Nobody saw Pedro. '
Example #7:

    b.      En Pere no ha vist ningú.
    Peter not has seen n-person
    'Peter didn't see anybody. '
Example #8:

    (92)   a.      Li        diràs       res?                                     Catalan
    him/her tell.fut.2sg anything
    'Will you tell him/her anything?'
Example #9:

    (108) a.       No vindra       perque vulgui fer      res      amb ningu.
    not will-come becaue want.1sg do        n-thing with n-person
    'I will not come because I want to do anything with anybody.'
Example #10:

    b.      No dire secrets que puguin ofendre ningu.
    not will-tell secrets that can.pl offend n-person
    'I wouldn't reveal secrets that could offend anybody.'
Example #11:

    (131) a.     Si truca ningú, digues-li que no hi     sóc.                     Catalan
    if calls n-person tell him that not LOC am
    'If anyone calls, tell him I'm not in.'
Example #12:

    (138) a         No és cap geni.                        Catalan
    not is no genious
    'He's no genious.'
Example #13:

    b       No és cap meravella.
    not is no marvel
    'He's no wonder.'