The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Stefan Mueller (2006). Elliptical Constructions, Multiple Frontings, and Surface-Based Syntax.

URL: http://www.cl.uni-bremen.de/~stefan/PS/fg2004.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2354&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (1)      a. daß Lisa eine Blume gepflanzt hat
    that Lisa a    flower planted has
    `that Lisa planted a flower.'
Example #2:

    c. Hat Lisa eine Blume gepflanzt?
    has Lisa a    flower planted
    `Did Lisa plant a flower?'
Example #3:

    d. Eine Blume hat Lisa gepflanzt.
    a     flower has Lisa planted
    `Lisa planted a flower.'
Example #4:

    company) will be the winner.'
Example #5:

    Vorprogramm von Sandow spielten.3
    before.program of Sandow played
    Sandow a few years ago.'
Example #6:

    (9) Niemand da?4
    nobody there
    `Is anybody there?'
Example #7:

    (11)      a. Otto glaubt [die Erde sei flach].
    Otto believes the earth is flat
    `Otto believes that the earth is flat.'
Example #8:

    nicht in Polen eingreifen]6
    not in Poland intervene
    vene in Poland.'
Example #9:

    naturlich    zu tun, wenn . . .
    of.course    to do when
    theory when . . . '
Example #10:

    `All dreams can seldom be realized at once.'
Example #11:

    b. Er hat nur die interessanten gelesen.
    he has only the interesting read
    `He only read the interesting ones.'
Example #12:

    b. Ofti liestj er ihn ti nicht tj .
    often reads he him not
    `He does not read it often.'