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Josef Bayer (2004). NON-NOMINATIVE SUBJECTS IN COMPARISON.

URL: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/bayer/pdf/NON-NOMINATIVE%20SUBJECTS.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2853&langcode=isl (2019-05-27).

 

Example #1:

    a. Henni var kalt
    her-DAT was cold
    `She felt cold'
Example #2:

    b. Henni leiddust strįkanir
    her-DAT bored boy-the-NOM
    `She was bored by the boy'
Example #3:

    d. Hennar var saknaš
    her-GEN was missed
    `She was missed'
Example #4:

    b. Ég       vonast til aš PRO vanta ekki        peninga
    I-NOM hope for to ACC lack not               money-ACC
    `I hope to not lack money'
Example #5:

    c. Viš vonušumst til      aš PRO veršda         hjįlpaš
    we hoped          for to DAT become          helped
    `We hoped to be helped' / `We hoped to get   help'
Example #6:

    (14) Hśn vonast til       aš PRO leišast ekki bókin
    she hopes for to DAT bore not book-the-NOM
    `She hopes not to find the book boring'
Example #7:

    b. Viš          vorum svangir og okkur vantaši               peninga
    we-NOM were           hungry and us-DAT lacked            money-ACC
    `We were hungry and didn't have any money'
Example #8:

    (37) a. *Mer        höfšum      leišst    viš
    me-DAT had (1pl) bored we-NOM
    `I had found ourselves boring'
Example #9:

    c. Mer      höfšu      leišst     žeir
    me-DAT had (3pl) bored they-NOM
    `I had found them boring'