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Butt, Miriam & Tracy Holloway King (Eds.) (2004). Proceedings of the LFG 04 Conference.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/9/lfg04.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2399&langcode=nld (2018-10-23).


Example #1:

    (8)           a.    De student geeft dat de student.
    the student gives that the student
    The student gives that to the student.
Example #2:

    b.    De student geeft hem dat.
    the student gives him that
    The student gives that to him.
Example #3:

    (i)          dat Jan het boek Marie terug gegeven heeft.
    that Jan the book Marie back given has
    that Jan gave the book back to Marie.
Example #4:

    c.     De student geeft het hem.
    the student gives it him
    The student gives it to him.
Example #5:

    b. %De student wijst jou de student aan.
    the student points jou the student at
    The student points you out to the student.
Example #6:

    (12)     a.   Ik vraag het aan iemand die in de Vlaamse Beweging actief is.
    I ask it to someone who in the Flemish Movement active is
    I will ask it to someone who is active in the Flemish Movement.
Example #7:

    (13)    a.  Ik geef dit boek een tien.
    I give this book a ten
    I give this book ten out of ten.
Example #8:

    b. ?Ik geeft dat geen enkel boek
    I give that no single book
    I do not give that to any book.
Example #9:

    c. En toch geef ik dat wel aan dit boek.
    and still give I that indeed to this book
    But I still do give that to this book.
Example #10:

    gebod           "Gij zult niet stelen".
    commandment thou shalt not steal
    mandment "Thou shalt not steal".
Example #11:

    boek gelezen.
    book read
    I haven't read the newspaper yet, but I did read the book already.
Example #12:

    b.   Jo   wees      me ze aan.
    Jo   pointed   me them on
    Jo   pointed   them out to me.
Example #13:

    (17)     a.   Ik zag Jo een boek lezen.
    I saw Jo a book read
    I saw Jo reading a book.
Example #14:

    b.    Ik zag dat haar ouders doen.
    I saw that her parents do
    I saw her parents doing that.
Example #15:

    c.    Ik zag ze dat doen.
    I saw then that do
    I saw them doing that.
Example #16:

    d.    Ik zag het ze doen.
    I saw it them do
    I saw them doing it.
Example #17:

    (20)     a.  Ik heb ze Jo door zien       slikken.
    I have them you seen swallow
    I saw you swallowing them.
Example #18:

    b. %I heb ze Jo zien zoenen.
    I have them Jo seen kiss
    I saw Jo kissing them.