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Nelson, Diane & Ida Toivonen (2000). Counting and the Grammar: Case and Numerals in Inari Sami.

URL: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/linguistics/WPL/WP2000/Nels&Toiv2.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2768&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    ( 14) a.     Weil uns besucht, wer Maria mag. (FR verb requires nom)
    because us-acc visits, who-nom Maria-acc likes
    "...because whoever likes Maria is visiting us."
Example #2:

    b.     Weil uns besucht, wen Maria mag.
    because us-acc visits, who-acc Maria-nom likes (FR verb requires acc)
    "...because whoever Maria likes is visiting us."
Example #3:

    c.     Weil uns besucht, wem Maria vertraut.
    because us-acc visits, who-dat Maria-nom trusts (FR verb requires dat)
    "...because whoever Maria trusts is visiting us."
Example #4:

    ( 15) a.     Ich folge wem immer ich vertraue
    I follow who-dat ever I trust
    `I follow whomever I trust'