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Martha McGinnis (2004). Lethal Ambiguity.

URL: http://www.ucalgary.ca/~mcginnis/papers/LI2004.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1543&langcode=ita (2020-08-08).


Example #1:

    b.    * Giannii sii          stato affidato ei ei.
    Gianni self was been entrusted
    `Giannii was entrusted to himselfi.'                               (Rizzi 1986)
Example #2:

    (5)    a.      Giannii        stato affidato      ei a    se stessoi.
    Gianni was been entrusted              to self
    `Giannii was entrusted to himselfi.'                                    (Rizzi 1
Example #3:

    (6)    a.      [Il ladro e il poliziotto] gli /           *si   sono caduti e addosso e.
    the thief and the cop         him.DAT / *self are         fallen   on.top
    `The thief and the policeman fell on top of him/*themselves/*each other.'
Example #4:

    b.    * Giannii sii   sembra ei [ei non fare         il suo dovere].
    Gianni self seems             not to.do the his duty
    `Gianni seems to himself not to do his duty.'                      (Rizzi 1986)
Example #5:

    (90)   a.      Giovannii laj ha accusata.
    Giovanni her has accused.            FEM
    `Giovanni accused her.'                                           (Burzio 1986:5
Example #6:

    b.      Giovannii sii     accusato.
    Giovanni self is accused
    `Giovanni accused himself.'                               (Burzio 1986:395)
Example #7:

    (91)   a.      Giovanni ha scritto a se stesso.
    Giovanni has written to self
    `Giovanni wrote to himself.'
Example #8:

    b.        Giovanni si       scritto.
    Giovanni self is written
    `Giovanni wrote to himself.'                                (Burzio 1986:416)
Example #9:

    (93)     a.        Giovanni le               ha comprato/*comprata un libro.
    Giovanni her.DAT has bought(*.FEM)               a book
    `Giovanni has bought her a book.'
Example #10:

    b.        Maria si        comprata          un libro.
    Maria self is bought.FEM a book
    `Maria has bought herself a book.'                           (Burzio 1986:61)
Example #11:

    b.        stato comprato un libro             a Maria.
    is been bought         a book         for Maria
    `Maria was bought a book.'
Example #12:

    (i)      * Gianni gli       ha corso.
    Gianni him.DAT has run
    `Gianni ran to/for him.'
Example #13:

    (ii)      Gianni gli         corso incontro.
    Gianni him.DAT is run       towards
    `Gianni ran towards him.'