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Malamud, Sophia A. (2001). SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF ARBITRARINESS.

URL: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~smalamud/sophia_proposal.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2072&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).

 

Example #1:

    c.        An diese Fakultät    ist man gewöhnlich klug.
    On this department is MAN usually         smart
    `In this department people are usually smart'
Example #2:

    b.         Wenn man klug ist, ist man gewöhnlich            stolz.
    If     MAN smart is, is one usually              proud
    `If a person is smart, he/she is usually p       roud.'
Example #3:

    b.   Man versteht      die Geschichte richtig.
    MAN understands the story        right
    `One (generally) understands this story correctly.' ( x)
Example #4:

    d.   Ich bezweifle, dass man die Geschihte richtig versteht.
    I doubt         that MAN the story      correctly understands
    `I doubt that one understands this story correctly.'
Example #5:

    c.     Gestern hat man ein Haus abgebrannt.
    Yesterday has MAN a house burned.
    `Someone has burned a house yesterday.'
Example #6:

    b.          Gestern feierte       man Weihnachten HERE in Deutschland.
    Yesterday celebrated MAN Christmas     here in Germany
    `Yesterday, people in Germany celebrated Christmas.'