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Carnie, Andrew (2002). Syntax: A Generative Introduction - Problem Sets.

URL: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~gawron/syntax/assignments/ProblemSets.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2136&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    a)          Die schlanke Frau aus Frankreich isst Kuchen mit Sahne.
    the thin woman from France        eats cake with cream
    "The thin woman from France eats cake with cream."
Example #2:

    f)          Die junge Koenigin von England liebte die Prinzessin.
    The young queen of England loved the princess
    "The young queen of England loved the princess."
Example #3:

    a) Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
    speak     you German
    "Do you speak German?"
Example #4:

    b) Ist er nach Hause geganen?
    is he to home gone
    "Has he gone home?"
Example #5:

    c) Er sitzt nicht auf diesem Tisch.
    he sits not on this table
    "He does not sit on this table."
Example #6:

    d) Sie soll nicht auf diesem Tisch sitzen.
    she must not on this table sit
    "She must not sit on this table."
Example #7:

    d) Die Kinder haben diesen Film gesehen.
    the children have this film seen
    "The children have seen this film."
Example #8:

    i) Er sagt [daß die Kinder diesen Film gesehen haben].
    He said that the children this film saw     have
    "He said that the children saw this film."
Example #9:

    k) Gestern sahen die Kinder den Film.
    Yesterday saw the children the film
    "The children saw the film yesterday."