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Jason Merchant (2001). Chapter 2.

URL: http://newstar.rinet.ru/~goga/biblio/Merchant/book/Chapter2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2831&langcode=nld (2018-10-23).


Example #1:

    (iv)    a.       * Hij rekent ergens    op, maar ik weet niet, waar.
    he counts something on but I know not what
    (`He is counting on something, but I don't know what.')
Example #2:

    cf.     b.       * Ik weet niet, WAAR hij op rekent. [only constrastive on WAAR]
    Ik weet niet, waar hij OP rekent.
    I know not what he on counts
Example #3:

    (97)   a.         Ik weet niet, wie (of) (dat) hij gezien heeft.       [(esp. Southern) Dutch]
    I know not who if that he seen has
    `I don't know who he has seen.'
Example #4:

    d.    * wie of dat.
    who if that
    `He saw someone, but I don't know who.'
Example #5:

    b.      * Wa fregest           dy    f oft __ hem           sjoen hat?              [Frisian]
    who ask         you REFL PRT if           him has seen      has
    (`Who were you wondering if __ saw him?')
Example #6:

    b.      * Wa fregest           dy    f oft se __          sjoen hat?                [Frisian]
    who ask      you REFL PRT if she             has seen    has
    (`Who were you wondering if she saw __?')
Example #7:

    b.      Wa tinkst               dat __ komt?                             [Frisian]
    who think.2sg you that            comes
    `Who do you think that __ is coming?'