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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=fin (2018-10-22).


Example #1:

    (1)     Kaatu-essa-an                               Maija    satutt-i       jalka-nsa.
    fall.over-CONV(2INF.INE)-POSS.3s            Maija    hurt-PST.3s    leg-ACC+POSS
    `When falling over, Maija hurt her leg.'
Example #2:

    (1)      Sinu-n täyty-y osta-a uusi            talo.                           (Fi)
    you-gen must-3sg buy-inf new-nom house-nom
    `You have to buy a new house.'
Example #3:

    (4)      Minä halua-n luke-a         tämän/*tämä kirjan/*kirja.                (Fi)
    I-nom want-1sg read-inf this-acc/*nom book-acc/*nom
    `I want to read this book.'
Example #4:

    (11) Lue              (sinä)      tämä    kirja!                                  (Fi)
    read-impv-2sg (you-nom) this-nom book-nom
    `Read this book.'
Example #5:

    (16)a. Sinu-n täyty-y       kutsu-a minu-t/*minä.                                 (Fi)
    you-gen must-3sg invite-inf I-acc/*nom
    `You have to invite me.'
Example #6:

    b. Kutsu           minu-t/*minä!                                         (Fi)
    invite-impv,2sg I-acc/*nom
    `Invite me.'
Example #7:

    (17)a. Luke-koon       hän       kirja-n.                                  (Fi)
    read-impv,3sg (s)he-nom book-acc
    `May he/she read the book.'
Example #8:

    b. Hän         luke-koon      kirja-n.                                  (Fi)
    (s)he-nom read-impv,3sg book-acc
    `May he/she read the book.'
Example #9:

    dikk­el              pelexk­i
    see-SUBJ.3SG         card.PL
    `My mother did not know how to read the cards' (AR:1940/00/0020)
Example #10:

    b. omkent­i                 lii­l­o                  gutti­ki          guos­i
    if      child-PL.NOM get-PP-MASC.SG.NOM a little-even (Fin.) thing-PL
    `if children got even a few things' (RB:1980/10/0075)
Example #11:

    c. jos lapset            saisi­Ø               edes vähän tavaroita
    if child-PL.NOM get.COND-3SG.               even a few     thing-PL
    `if children got even a few things'
Example #12:

    (2)   Butvares me s­om          aah­t­om                     mulani
    often           I         be-PRES.1SG be-PAST-PRES.1SG sad.FEM
    `I have often been sad' (RB:1993/03/0022)
Example #13:

    `he had not received it as soon' (RB:1980/04/0007)
Example #14:

    penge hisbi
    REFL house.PL
    `Gipsies who have obtained houses (for themselves)' (RB:1978/07/0003)
Example #15:

    b. romanit             jotka              ovat             saa­neet      talon
    rom-PL.NOM          who-PL.NOM         be.PRES.3PL get-PP.ACT.PL house.SG
    `Roma who have obtained a house'
Example #16:

    (8)a. guosi,       so     tser­na              horttas tsihkas vast­ensa
    thing.PL     that make-PRES.3PL          very     well     hand-PL.INSTR
    `things that are made very well by hand' (RB:1984/02/0016)
Example #17:

    b. me som                  sikj­ime         *Jeesus­eha
    I      be.PRES.1SG teach-PPATHEM         Jesus-SG.INSTR
    `I have been taught by Jesus'
Example #18:

    (9) a. Me     pinsavaa         jakkes,     te       Jeesus­es­ko                sikj­ime
    I.NOM feel.PRES.1SG like            when     Jesus-SG.MASC-GEN           teach-PPATH   EM
    `I feel like taught by Jesus' (RB:1996/05/0034)
Example #19:

    b. Minä       tunnen       kuin Jeesuks­e­n opetta­ma
    I.NOM feel.PRES.1SG like Jesus-SG-GEN teach-PPAG
    `I feel like taught by Jesus'
Example #20:

    (11)a.    j­aha                 toori mark
    go-PRES.1.PL          there marketplace
    `we go/let's   go to the marketplace' (Valtonen 1968:145)
Example #21:

    (1) Fin   Pietari kiels+i               Jeesukse+n kolmesti.
    Peter     deny+PAST.3SG Jesus+GEN three-times
    `Peter denied Jesus three times.'