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URL: http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/uhlcs/LENCA/LENCA-2/information/datei/english-abstract-7.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1411&langcode=est (2022-01-25).


Example #1:

    (5)      Õpilane        võttis raamat-u ja luges.                              (Est)
    student-nom took book-acc and read
    `The student took the book and read.'
Example #2:

    (12) Too raamat          siia!                                                    (Est)
    bring book-nom here
    `Bring the book here.'
Example #3:

    (1) a. ma        üllatan               sind
    1SG.NOM surprise.PRS.1SG 2SG.PAR
    `I surprise you/ I'll surprise you'
Example #4:

    b. sa        oled           üllatatud
    2SG.NOM be.PRS.2SG surprise.2PTC
    `you are surprised'
Example #5:

    (2) a. ma        näen           sind
    1SG.NOM see.PRS.1SG 2SG.PAR
    `I see you'
Example #6:

    b. #sa       oled           nähtud
    2SG.NOM be.PRS.2SG see.2PTC
    `you are seen'
Example #7:

    (3) a. aimati          õnnetust
    sense.IMP.PST accident.PAR.SG
    `people guessed an accident/ one imagined there'd been an accident'
Example #8:

    b. *õnnetus           oli          aimatud
    accident.NOM.SG be.PST.3SG sense.2PTC
    `the accident was sensed/ guessed at'