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The following interlinear glossed text data was extracted from a document found on the World Wide Web via a semi-automated process. The data presented here could contain corruption (degraded or missing characters), so the source document (link below) should be consulted to ensure accuracy. If you use any of the data shown here for research purposes, be sure to cite ODIN and the source document. Please use the following citation record or variant thereof:

Megerdoomian, Karine and Ganjavi Shadi Against Optional Wh-Movement

URL: http://www.lexicon.arizona.edu/~iranian/papers/GanjaviMeger.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 171&langcode=pes (2018-07-18).

 

Example #1:

    b. nāder ki-ro           did?                                 Persian
    Nader who-Acc        saw
    `Who did Nader see?'
Example #2:

    b. ki-ro        nāder       did?                              Persian
    who-A   cc Nader        saw?
    `Who d   id Nader see?'
Example #3:

    b.* Ki [inke        xi in ketāb-ro        xundeh]   taajobāvar-e
    who this-that       this book-Acc has read       surprising-is
    `Who that has read this book is surprising?'
Example #4:

    b. * chii  nāder mi-xāhad be-dānad       ke    ki xi xunde?
    what Nader Prog-want Subj-know that who            has read
    `Which book does Nader want to know who has read?'
Example #5:

    b.*nāder mi-xāhad be-dānad      ke ki     kodām ketāb-o    xunde?
    nader Prog-want Subj-know that who which book-Acc read?
    `Which book does Nader want to know who read?'
Example #6:

    b. dolat mi-xād      be-doneh ke ki-hā sefāratxāne-ro ātish          zadand?
    gvrnmt Prog-want Subj-know that who-pl embassy-Acc fire            hit
    `The government wants to know who set the embassy on fire?'
Example #7:

    (14)      a. * mādar-eshi      kii-ro        dust                              dāre                        Persian
    mother-3sg      who-Acc       like                              have
    `Whoi does hisi mother like?'
Example #8:

    b. kii-ro       mādar-eshi       dust                                dāre
    who-Acc      mother-3sg       like                                have
    `Whoi does hisi mother like?'
Example #9:

    (17) a.     bā kii            ali              fekr      mi-kone        [ ke      nāder        x       be-raqse ]
    with who          Ali              thought Prog-do            that Nader                   Subj-dance
    `With who        m do             es Ali think that N       ader will dance?   '
Example #10:

    b. ?? bā kii           ali              fekr      mi-kone        [ ke      nāder        x       xāhad raqsid ]
    with who          Ali              thought Prog-do            that Nader                   future danced
    `With who        m do             es Ali think that N       ader will dance?   '
Example #11:

    (18) a.       ali fekr         mi-kone [ ke           nāder        bā         ki  be-raqse ]
    Ali thought      Prog-do       that     Na d e r     with       who Subj-dance
    `With whom    does Ali think that Nad   er will    dance?   '
Example #12:

    b.     ali fekr       mi-kone [ ke nāder          bā        ki         xāhad    raqsid ]
    Ali thought    Prog-do that Nader          with      wh o       future   danced
    `With whom    does Ali think that Nad   er will    dance?   '