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Gallego, Ã?ngel J. (2006). A note on lo que.

URL: http://seneca.uab.es/ggt/Reports/GGT-06-8.pdf

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ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2766&langcode=spa (2020-08-08).

 

Example #1:

    a. Lo que has hecho es sorprendente.              INDIVIDUATIVE
    CL-it that have-2SG done be-3SG surprising
    `What you have done is surprising'
Example #2:

    b. No te creerías lo que bebe Jordi.              QUANTIFICATIONAL
    Not CL-you would-believe-2SG it that drink-3SG Jordi
    `You wouldn't believe how much Jordi drinks'
Example #3:

    a. María no ha llamado, lo {que/cual} no deja de ser sorprendente.
    María not have-3SG called, it {that/which} not stop-3SG of to-be surprising
    `María hasn't called, which is quite surprising'
Example #4:

    b. Lo {que/*cual} no deja de ser sorprendente es que María no ha llamado.
    It {that/which} not stop-3SG of to-be surprising is that María not have-3SG called
    `What is quite surprising is that María has not called'
Example #5:

    (3) No, si yo iba a llamar a María, lo que no he tenido tiempo.
    Not, if I went-1SG to to-call to María, it that not have-1SG had time
    `Well, actually I was going to call María, but I didn't have time'
Example #6:

    (4) No, si yo iba a llamar a María, lo que [pasa es que] no he tenido tiempo.
    had time
    `Well, actually I was going to call María, what happens is that I didn't have ti
Example #7:

    (5) No, si yo no iba a llamar a María, pero [lo que pasa es que] no he tenido tiempo.
    have-2SG had time
    `Well, actually I was going to call María, but what happens is that I didn't hav
Example #8:

    (8) #Lo que no me convence, (aunque) los colores me gustan.
    It that not CL-to-me convince-3SG, (although) the colours CL-to-me like-3PL
    `The thing is that it doesn't convince me, (although) I like the colours'
Example #9:

    (9) Ya(, ya veo,) lo que no me convence, aunque los colores me gustan.
    CL-to-me like-3PL
    colours'
Example #10:

    a. #María llegó, [que ya era tarde] es [lo que pasa].
    María arrived-3SG, that already be-3SG late be-3SG it that happen-3SG
    `María arrived, that it was already late is what happens'
Example #11:

    b. *María llegó, [(que) ya era tarde] es [lo que].
    María arrived-3SG, that already be-3SG late be-3SG it that
    `María arrived, that it was already late is what happens'
Example #12:

    (12) *Inés dijo [CP que [lo que no le hacen caso] ]
    Inés said-3SG that it that (happen-3SG be-3SG that) not CL-to-her make-3SG case
    `Inés said that (what happens is that) they do not listen to her'
Example #13:

    (13) Luis está capacitado para eso y para más, lo que, francamente, no tendrá agallas.
    Luis be-3SG enabled for that and for more, it that, frankly, not will-have-3SG guts
    `Luis can do that and more, but, frankly, I think he will not have the guts to d
Example #14:

    (14) *Luis está capacitado para eso y para más, francamente, lo que no tendrá agallas.
    Luis be-3SG enabled for that and for more, frankly, it that not will-have-3SG guts
    `Luis can do that and more, but, frankly, I think he will not have the guts to d
Example #15:

    (15) Hombre, creo que podría hacerlo, lo que para qué ­será una pérdida de tiempo.
    Man, think-1SG that could-3SG to-do-it, it that for what ­will-be-3SG a loss of time
    `Well, I think I could do that, but I wonder what for ­it will be a loss of time
Example #16:

    (16) La idea es buena, lo que no vas a poder llevarla a cabo.
    The idea be-3SG good, it that not go-2SG to to-be-able to-carry-it-out
    `The idea is good, but I don't think you will be able to do it'
Example #17:

    (17) El premio era para María, lo que al final no se lo dieron.
    The award was-3SG for María, it that to-the end not CL CL-it give-3PL
    `The award was for María, but they did not give it to her at the end'