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Erhard W. Hinrichs and Tsuneko Nakazawa (2001). The Was-w Construction in German.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/HPSG00/hpsg00hinrichs-nakazawa.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 14&langcode=deu (2019-07-20).

 

Example #1:

    (1)    a. Was glaubst Du, wer angerufen hat?
    What believe you who called      has
    `Who do you believe called?'
Example #2:

    b. Was glaubst Du, was Hans gesagt hat?
    What believe you what Hans said has
    `What do you believe that Hans has said?'
Example #3:

    c. Was glaubst Du, von wo       Hans angerufen hat?
    What believe you from where Hans called       has
    `From where do you believe that Hans has called?'
Example #4:

    (2)     a. Wer glaubst Du, wer angerufen hat?
    Who believe you who called     has
    `Who do you believe called?'
Example #5:

    b. Was glaubst Du, was Hans gesagt hat?
    What believe you what Hans said has
    `What do you believe that Hans has said?'
Example #6:

    c. Wo glaubst Du, wo        Hans wohnt?
    What believe you where Hans resides
    `Where do you believe that Hans resides?'
Example #7:

    (3) Wen glaubst Du, dass Hans angerufen hat?
    Who believe you that Hans called      has
    `Who do you believe that Hans has called?'
Example #8:

    (9) Was glaubst Du: wen hat Hans angerufen?
    What believe you: who has Hans called
    `What do you believe: who did Hans call?'
Example #9:

    (11) Was hat er, ohne     wirklich zu wissen, behauptet, wen sie liebt?
    What has he, without really to know, claimed        who she loves
    `Who did he claim that she loves without him really knowing it?'
Example #10:

    (29)     * Was hast du zugestimmt, wen wir einladen sollen?
    What have you agreed       who we invite   should
    `Who did you agree that we should invite?'
Example #11:

    (35) Was meinst Du was Peter glaubt wen Hans anrief.
    What think you what Peter believes whom Hans called
    `What do you think that Peter believes whom Hans called.'
Example #12:

    (37) Was meinst Du, dass Peter glaubt wen Hans anrief.
    What think you what Peter believes whom Hans called
    `What do you think that Peter believes whom Hans called.'
Example #13:

    (41)    a. Fritz weiß, dass Eike angerufen hat.
    Fritz knows that Eike called    has
    `Fritz knows that Eike called.'
Example #14:

    b. Fritz weiß, wer angerufen hat.
    Fritz knows who called    has
    `Fritz knows who called.'