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D. Gary Miller (2004). The origin of the Welsh conjugated infinitive.

URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/jbp/series/DIA/21-2/art/0003a.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2752&langcode=cym (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    a. mae Aled yn        ymdrechu [iPRO orffen            ei waith]
    is    A. prog endeavor to             finish.nonfin his work
    "Aled is endeavoring to finish his work" (Tallerman 1998: 96)
Example #2:

    a. dymunai Aledi [i-ddo foj/*i fynd]
    wanted A.         to-3sgm he go.nonfin
    "Aled wanted him to go"2 (Tallerman 1998: 92)
Example #3:

    a. daeth cymaint o bobl       [i PRO weld          y briodas]
    came so.many of people to          see.nonfin the wedding
    "so many people came to see the wedding" (Tallerman 1998: 118)
Example #4:

    b. daeth y dyn [i-ddynt ei         gweld       hi]
    came the man to-3pl 3sgf see.nonfin her
    "the man came so they could see her" (Tallerman 1998: 119)
Example #5:

    a. nad oedd yn           iawn [i-ddynt atal             y mab]
    not was pred right to-3pl keep.nonfin the boy
    "itwas notright for them tokeep theboy"
Example #6:

    (i)   gofynnodd i Aled i Mair gael               dod      allan i chwarae
    asked       to A. to M. be.allowed to.come out to play
    "s/he asked Aled for Mair to be allowed to come out to play" (David Willis, p.c.
Example #7:

    b. dymunai Aledi [i-ddo foj/*i fynd](= 2a)
    wanted A.      to-3sgm he go.nonfin
    "Aled wanted him to go"