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M. Becker (2004). Theta Roles.

URL: http://www.unc.edu/~mbecker/lectnotes/Ling130/thetaroles.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1798&langcode=ita (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    (1)    a. (Gianni) ha comprato due libri
    Gianni has bought two books
    "John bought 2 books"
Example #2:

    b. (Gianni) ne ha comprato due
    Gianni NE has bought two
    "John bought two of them"
Example #3:

    (2)    a.     (Gianni) ha    parlato a due studenti
    Gianni has     spoken to two students
    "John spoke    to two students"
Example #4:

    (3)    a. Due studenti arrivano
    two students arrive
    "Two students are arriving"
Example #5:

    b. Ne arrivano due
    NE arrive two
    "Two of them are arriving"
Example #6:

    (4)    a.     Due studenti telefonano
    two students call
    "Two students are calling"
Example #7:

    b.   * Ne telefonano due
    NE call       two
    "Two of them are calling"
Example #8:

    (5)     a. Due studenti sono arrivati
    two students be-3pl arrive-masc.pl
    "Two students arrived"
Example #9:

    b. Due studenti hanno telefonato
    two students have-3pl telephoned-masc.sg
    "Two students called"