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Andreas Kathol (2003). Subjects in Fronted German VPs and the Problem of Case and Agreement.

URL: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/HPSG/3/kathol.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1439&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (1)    a. daß ein Außenseiter das Rennen gewonnen hat.
    that an outsider        the race      win will
    `that an outsider will win the race.'
Example #2:

    (3)    a. [Dieses Rennen gewonnen] hat ein Außenseiter noch nie.
    this race      won         has an outsider  yet never
    `No outsider has ever won this race.'
Example #3:

    (4)        [Ein Aussenseiter gewonnen] hat hier noch nie.
    an outsider       won        has here still never
    `No outsider has yet won here.'
Example #4:

    (17)    [Den Kanzler/*der Kanzler              tanzen] sah Oskar.
    the Chancellor.acc/the Chancellor.nom dance saw Oskar
    `Oskar saw the Chancellor dance.'
Example #5:

    (21) a. daß      der   Mond    zu scheinen anfing.
    that     the   moon    to shine     began
    `that    the   moon   began to shine.'
Example #6:

    b. daß      der   Mond    anfing [zu scheinen].
    that     the   moon    began to shine
    `that    the   moon   began to shine.'
Example #7:

    (22)   obwohl damals anfing [der Mond           zu scheinen].
    although then    began the moon.nom to shine
    `although the moon began to shine then.'