ODIN

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Brian D. Joseph (2000). IS BALKAN COMPARATIVE SYNTAX POSSIBLE?.

URL: http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~bjoseph/publications/2000balksyntax.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2680&langcode=ell (2020-08-07).

 

Example #1:

    (5) o jánisi         íe         ti mariaj        perpatóndasi/*j s to rómo
    the-John/NOM saw/3SG     the-Mary/ACC walk/GERND on the-road
    `John saw Mary while he/*she was walking on the road'
Example #2:

    b. i. min éxondas            iDéa       ja   óla aftá, o jánis           tin    pandréftike
    mi have/ACT.PPL idea/ACC about all-these the-John/NOM her/ACC married/3SG
    `Not having any idea about all these things, John married her' (Veloudis 1982:22
Example #3:

    d. i. to          éskase    apó fóvo         min ton      xtipísun
    it/ACC burst/3SG from fear/ACC mi him/ACC beat/3PL
    `He ran off for fear that they might beat him' (Mackridge 1985:300)
Example #4:

    e. i. min íDes         to peDí?
    mi saw/2SG the-child/ACC
    `Did you perhaps (happen to) see the child?'
Example #5:

    i." mi ta xérja          su     ékso
    mi the-hands/ACC your outside
    `Don't (put) your hands out!' (Mackridge 1985:244)
Example #6:

    i." i     mi kapnistés    káqonde eó
    the mi smokers/NOM sit/3PL here
    `Non-smokers sit here'
Example #7:

    (13)   fováme na            mi en érqi        (Veloudis 1982:11)
    fear/1SG SUBJUNC mi not come/3SG
    `I am afraid that he may not come'