ODIN

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Luis Alonso Ovalle & Elena Guerzoni (2002). Double Negatives, Negative Concord and Metalinguistic Negation.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~luisalo/nwords.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1328&langcode=ita (2019-05-19).

 

Example #1:

    (3)      a. Maria usć senza salutare nessuno.
    Mary left without greeting n-body
    ' Mary left without greeting anyone'.
Example #2:

    B: Non ha mangiato NIENTE, ha mangiato un panino!
    Not has eaten        N-THING, has eaten a sandwich!
    It's not correct that she didn't eat anything: she ate a sandwich!
Example #3:

    b. *Vino      nadie                                                     (Spanish)
    Came      n-body
    Conventional Implicature: Nobody came.
Example #4:

    (10)   a. Maria usć senza salutare nessuno.                                  (Italian)
    Mary left without greeting n-body
    ' Mary left without greeting anyone'.
Example #5:

    b.Sp. Me sorprende que           hayas       movido un dedo por ayudarme.
    To me surprise:3s that you had:subj lifted a finger to help me.
    `I am surprised that you had lifted a finger to help John'.
Example #6:

    b.Sp.*Me sorprende que te haya                visto nadie.
    To me surprise:3s that you had:subj/ind seen n-body
    `That nobody has seen you surprises me'.
Example #7:

    (17)      a. It. A Maria dispiace di aver alzato anche solo un ditto per aiutarmi.
    To Mary regrets of have lifted even only a finger to help me.
    `Mary regrets having lifted a finger to help me´.
Example #8:

    B: Non ha mangiato NIENTE, ha mangiato un panino!
    Not has eaten N-THING, she ate a sandwich!
    It's not correct that she didn't eat anything: she ate a sandwich!