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Helge Lødrup (2002). Infinitival complements in Norwegian and the form - function relation.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/7/lfg02lodrup.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2580&langcode=nob (2019-05-19).

 

Example #1:

    (1) Han ser ut til å sove
    he seems (particle) to (PREP) to (INF.MARKER) sleep
    'He seems to sleep'
Example #2:

    (2) Vi fikk ham til å sove
    we got him to (PREP) to (INF.MARKER) sleep
    'We made him sleep'
Example #3:

    (3) Det kommer til å skje en ulykke
    there comes to (PREP) to (INF.M) happen an accident
    An accident is going to happen'
Example #4:

    (4) Han ser ut til å sove
    he seems (particle) to (PREP) to (INF.M) sleep
    'He seems to sleep'
Example #5:

    (6) Vi antar temperaturen til å være 10 º C (authentic)
    we assume the-temperature to (PREP) to (INF.M.) be 10 º C
    'We assume the temperature to be 10 º C'
Example #6:

    (7) Vi forventer dekket til å være klart (authentic)
    we expect the-deck to (PREP) to (INF.M.) be ready
    'We expect the deck to be ready'
Example #7:

    (8) Jeg holder det for å være selvinnlysende at ... (authentic)
    I take it for to (INF.M.) be obvious that ...
    'I take it to be obvious that ...'
Example #8:

    (9) som dere på forhånd antok det å være (authentic)
    like you in advance assumed it to be
    'like you in advance assumed it to be'
Example #9:

    (10) Ingen forventer lærere å være perfekte... (authentic)
    nobody expects teachers to be perfect
    'Nobody expects teachers to be perfect'
Example #10:

    (11) Arbeidsmengden rapporteres til å være tre til fire timer (authentic)
    the-workload report-PASSIVE to (PREP) to (INF.M.) be three to four hours
    'The workload is reported to be three to four hours'
Example #11:

    (12) Latexallergi rapporteres å være økende (authentic)
    latex-allergy report-PASSIVE to (INF.M.) be increasing
    'Latex allergy is reported to be increasing'
Example #12:

    (13) De antydes til å være 25 000 - 30 000 år gamle (authentic)
    they suggest-PASS to (PREP) to (INF.M.) be 25 000 - 30 000 years old
    'They are suggested to be 25 000 - 30 000 years old'
Example #13:

    (14) Investeringsrammen antydes å være hele 10,5 milliarder (authentic)
    the-investment-frame suggest-PASS to (INF.M.) be all 10.5 billions
    'The investment frame is suggested be as much as 10.5 billions'
Example #14:

    (15) Den er erklært av komitéen til å være en integrert del (authentic)
    it is declared by the-committee to (PREP) to (INF.M) be an integrated part
    'It is declared by the committee to be an integrated part'
Example #15:

    (16) Han ser (*til) snill ut
    he seems (*to) kind (particle)
    'He looks nice'
Example #16:

    (17) Vi fikk ham (*til) glad
    we got him (*to) happy
    'We made him happy'
Example #17:

    (18) ?Han erklærer verdien å være fem millioner
    he declares the-value to (INF.M) be five millions
    'He declares the value to be five millions
Example #18:

    (19) Verdien erklærer han å være fem millioner
    the-value declares he to (INF.M) be five millions
    'The value, he declares to be five millions
Example #19:

    (20) Vi erklærte ham skyldig
    we pronounced him guilty
    'We pronounced him guilty'
Example #20:

    (21) Han erklærer sin markedsverdi til å være minst 5 millioner (authentic)
    he declares his market-value to (PREP) to (INF.M) be at-least five millions
    He declares his market value to be at-least five millions'
Example #21:

    (26) Vi har akseptert å betale skatt
    we have accepted to pay taxes
    'We have accepted to pay taxes'
Example #22:

    (27) Vi har akseptert dette
    we have accepted this
    'We have accepted this'
Example #23:

    (28) Å betale skatt har vi akseptert
    to pay taxes have we accepted
    'To pay taxes, we have accepted'
Example #24:

    (29) Å betale skatt er blitt akseptert
    to pay taxes has been accepted
    'To pay taxes has been accepted'
Example #25:

    (32) ved/fra å svømme
    by/from to swim
    'by/from swimming'
Example #26:

    (33) et forsøk på å finne en vei ut
    an attempt on to find a way out
    'an attempt to find a way out'
Example #27:

    (34) stolt over / ivrig etter å gjøre dette
    proud over / eager after to do this
    'proud/eager to do this'
Example #28:

    (35) Jeg vil gjerne bidra til å redde salamanderen
    I will gladly contribute to (PREP) to (INF.M) save the-newt
    'I will gladly contribute to save the newt'
Example #29:

    (36) Vi har overtalt ham til å betale
    we have persuaded him to (PREP) to (INF.M) pay
    'We have persuaded him to pay'
Example #30:

    (37) Det ble bidratt til å redde salamanderen
    it was contributed to (PREP) to (INF.M) save the-newt
    'People contributed to save the newt'
Example #31:

    (38) Jeg vil gjerne bidra til dette
    I will gladly contribute to this
    'I will gladly contribute to this'
Example #32:

    (39) Vi har overtalt ham til dette
    we have persuaded him to this
    'We have persuaded him to this'
Example #33:

    (42) De anslår antallet til en million
    they estimate the number to one million
    'They estimate the number to one million'
Example #34:

    (43) Til å redde salamanderen vil jeg gjerne bidra
    to (PREP) to (INF.M) save the-newt will I gladly contribute
    'To save the newt, I will gladly contribute '
Example #35:

    (44) Til å betale har vi overtalt ham
    to (PREP) to (INF.M) pay have we persuaded him
    'To pay, we have persuaded him'
Example #36:

    (47) Å redde salamanderen vil jeg gjerne bidra til
    to (INF.M) save the-newt will I gladly contribute to (PREP)
    'To save the newt, I will gladly contribute '
Example #37:

    (48) Å betale har vi overtalt ham til
    to (INF.M) pay have we persuaded him to (PREP)
    'To pay, we have persuaded him'
Example #38:

    (51) Jeg har tenkt å gjøre det
    I have thought to (INF.M.) do it
    'I intend to do it'
Example #39:

    (52) Jeg har tenkt til å gjøre det
    I have thought to (PREP) to (INF.M.) do it
    'I intend to do it'
Example #40:

    (53) Jeg har tenkt på å gjøre det
    I have thought on to (INF.M.) do it
    'I have thought about doing it'
Example #41:

    (54) Jeg har tenkt på / *til oppdraget
    I have thought on / to the-assignment
    'I have thought about the assignment'
Example #42:

    (55) På / *til å gjøre det har jeg tenkt lenge
    on / to (PREP) to (INF.M) it have I thought long
    'About doing it, I have thought for a long time'
Example #43:

    (56) Å gjøre det har jeg tenkt på / *til lenge
    to do it have I thought on / to long
    'Doing it, I have thought about for a long time'
Example #44:

    (57) Å gjøre det er blitt tenkt på / *til lenge
    to do it has been thought on / to long
    'Doing it has been thought about for a long time'
Example #45:

    (58) Det er blitt tenkt lenge på / *til å gjøre det
    it has been thought long on / to (PREP) to (INF.M) do it
    'It has been thought for a long time about doing it'
Example #46:

    (59) De bestemte seg for / til å gjøre det
    they decided (reflexive) for / to (PREP) to (INF.M.) do it
    'They decided on doing it'
Example #47:

    (60) De bestemte seg for / *til dette
    they decided (reflexive) for / to this
    'They decided on this'
Example #48:

    (61) For / *til å gjøre det må vi bestemme oss
    for / to (PREP) to (INF.M.) do it must we decide (reflexive)
    'On doing it, we must decide'
Example #49:

    (62) Å gjøre det må vi bestemme oss for / *til
    to (INF.M.) do it must we decide (reflexive) for / to (PREP)
    'Doing it, we must decide on'
Example #50:

    (63) Han spesifiserte utgiftene til å gjelde kost og losji
    he specified the-expenses to (PREP) to (INF.M.) concern food and lodging
    'He specified the expenses to concern food and lodging'
Example #51:

    (67) Han pratet meg til nervevrak
    he chatted me to nervous-wreck
    'He chatted me into a nervous wreck'
Example #52:

    (68) De anslår antallet til en million
    they estimate the number to one million
    'They estimate the number to one million'
Example #53:

    (69) Vi har spesifisert målsettingen til en million
    we have specified the-aim to one million
    'We have specified the aim to one million'
Example #54:

    (70) De betrakter ham som / *til en ydmyk mann
    they regard him as / to a humble man
    'They regard him as a humble man'
Example #55:

    (71) En million har vi spesifisert den til
    a million have we specified it to
    'A million, we have specified it to'
Example #56:

    (72) Vi har spesifisert målsettingen til å unngå tap
    we have specified the-aim to (PREP) to (INF.M.) avoid losses
    'We have specified the aim to avoid losses'
Example #57:

    (73) Å unngå tap har vi spesifisert den til
    to (INF.M.) avoid losses have we specified it to (PREP)
    'To avoid losses, we have specified it'
Example #58:

    (74) Til å unngå tap har vi spesifisert den
    to (PREP) to (INF.M.) avoid losses have we specified it
    'To avoid losses, we have specified it'
Example #59:

    (75) Målsettingen ble spesifisert til å unngå tap
    the-aim was specified to (PREP) to (INF.M.) avoid losses
    'The aim was specified to avoid losses'
Example #60:

    (i) Dette må betraktes som å bli degradert
    this must regard-PASS as to be degraded
    'This must be regarded as being degraded'              [This note continues on t
Example #61:

    (76) Vi så ham svømme
    we saw him swim
    'We saw him swim'
Example #62:

    (77) Vi ba ham gjøre det
    we asked him do it
    'We asked him to do it'
Example #63:

    (78) Det synes være kommet nye folk der (authentic)
    there seem be come new people there
    'There seem to have come new people there'
Example #64:

    (80) Det sitter en mann på kontoret og skriver dikt
    there sits a man in the-office and writes poems
    'A man is writing poetry in the office'
Example #65:

    (81) Det driver og blir varmere (authentic)
    it carries-on and gets warmer
    'It is getting warmer'
Example #66:

    (ii) De blir betraktet som å likne den gitte situasjonen (authentic)
    they are regarded as to resemble the given situation
    'They are regarded as resembling the given situation'