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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=gle (2018-07-17).

 

Example #1:

    a)   An fear a bhfaca mé é.
    the man who saw I him
    "The man who I saw."
Example #2:

    b) Rinceamar.
    Dance.1pl
    "We danced."
Example #3:

    c)   Ba-mhaith liom an teach a thógail.
    cond-good with-me the house its building
    "I would like to build the house."
Example #4:

    c) Buaileadh             iad              sa gcluife deireanach.
    beat.PAST.PASS      them.ACC         in the game last
    "They were beaten in the last game."
Example #5:

    a) Rinceamar.
    Dance.3PL.PAST
    "We danced."
Example #6:

    b) Tá mé.
    Am I
    "I am."
Example #7:

    c) Táim.
    Am.1SG
    "I am."
Example #8:

    d) *Táim mé.
    Am.1SG I
    "I am."
Example #9:

    a)   i)   Bíonn fios agat i gconaí [CP go bhuailfidh an píobaire an t-amhrán].
    be.HAB know at.2.S always that play.FUT the piper the song
    "You always know that the bagpiper will play the song."
Example #10:

    ii) Bíonn fios agat i gconaí [CP caidéi aL bhuailfidh an píobaire ti].
    be.HAB know at.2.S always whati COMP play.FUT the piper ti
    "You always know what the bagpiper will play."
Example #11:

    iii) [CP Cáidéi [IP aL bhíonn fios agat i gconaí [CP ti aL bhuailfidh an píobaire ti]]?
    What COMP be.HAB know at.2.S always COMP play.FUT the piper
    "What do you always know the piper will play?"
Example #12:

    ti]]?
    Which piper COMP be.HAB know at.2.S always whati COMP play.FUT he
    "Which bagpiper do you always know what he will play?"
Example #13:

    ii) Cé aN      bhfuil ai mháthair san otharlann?
    who COMP be.PRES his mother in.the hospital
    "Who is (his) mother in the hospital?"
Example #14:

    a) Ceapann tú go bhuailfidh an píobaire an t-amhrán
    think     you that play.FUT the piper the song
    "You think that the piper will play the song."
Example #15:

    b) Caidé a cheapann tú a bhuailfidh an píobaire?
    What WH think       you WH play.FUT the piper
    "What do you think the piper will play?"