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Anastasia Giannakidou and Lisa Cheng (2006). (In)Definiteness, polarity, and the role of wh-morphology in free choice.

URL: http://www.taalwetenschap.leidenuniv.nl/content_docs/Opleiding/giannacheng2-oct.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2910&langcode=ell (2020-08-07).

 

Example #1:

    ( 7)      a.          *Idha             opjondhipote.                              (Greek; Giannakidou 2001)
    saw.perf.1sg        FC-person
    `*I saw anybody.'
Example #2:

    b.          *Dhen idha                  opjondhipote.
    not    saw.perf.1sg        FC-person
    (`I didn't see anybody.')
Example #3:

    (12)     *Su sistisan                            opjondhipote thavmasti?                           (Greek)
    you introduced.perf.3pl               FC                 admirer
    (`Did they introduce any admirer to you?')
Example #4:

    (i)      ?O proedros dhen proxorise              se opjadhipote d iaprag matefsi.
    the pr esid ent no t proceeded .perf.3sg in FC          n egotiation
    `The presiden t d idn't proceed w ith any nego tiations.'
Example #5:

    (ii)     * O proedros proxorise               se opjadhipote d iaprag matefsi.
    the pr esid ent proceed ed.perf .3sg in FC     negotiation
    ??Th e presiden t proceed ed with any negotiations.
Example #6:

    (18)   I   Ariadne epemine        na afisoume {opjondhipote/kanenan} na perasi mesa.
    the Ariadne insisted.3sg subj let.1pl FC-person/ API-person          subj come.3sg in
    With kanenan: `Ariadne insisted that we allow someone or other to come in.'
Example #7:

    (19)   Bori     na anapse {opjosdhipote/kanenas} to fos
    can.3sg subj lit.3sg FC-person/API-person       the light
    With kanenas: `Someone or other must havehave turned on the light.' (Notice the
Example #8:

    (20)   Boris     na dhanistis       {opjodhipote/kanena} vivlio.
    can. 2sg subj borrow.2sg     FCI /              API book
    With kanena vivlio: `You may borrow some book or other.'
Example #9:

    (21)   Dhialekse     {opjodhipote/kanena} vivlio.
    choose.2sg FCI /               API book
    With kanena vivlio: `Choose some book or other.'
Example #10:

    (22)   Stis sigentrosis, i Ariadne sinithos milouse me          {opjondhipote/kanena} fititi.
    at-the meetings, the Ariadne usually talked.imperf.3sg with FCI/API            student
    With kanena: At the meetings, Ariadne usually talked to some student or other.
Example #11:

    (23)   * Monon i Theodora idhe       {opjondhipote/kanenan} fititi.
    only     the Thedora saw.3sg FC/               API         student
    `Only Theodora saw any students.'
Example #12:

    (24)   a.      * Ekplisome        pu exi   {opjondhipote/kanenan} filo.
    be-surprised.1sg that has FC           /     API        friend
    `I'm surprised she has any friends.'
Example #13:

    b.      *Xerome pu exi        {opjondhipote/kanenan} filo.
    be-glad.1sg that has FC       /            API     friend
    `*I'm glad she has any friends.'
Example #14:

    (26)   I   epitropi    bori na dosi          ti thesi   se opjondhipote ipopsifio.
    the committee can subj offer.3sg the position to FC              candidate
    The committee can offer this job to every candidate.
Example #15:

    (29)   a.      Sinithos dhiavaze i       Ariadne opjodhipote vivlio me       megali prosoxi.
    usually read.3sg the Ariadne FC                  book with   great attention
    `Ariadne usually read any book very carefully.'
Example #16:

    (30)   a.      Spania dhiavaze i Ariadne opjodhipohte vivlio me             megali prosoxi.
    rarely read.3sg the Ariadne FC              book with great attention
    `Rarely did Ariadne read any book very carefully.'
Example #17:

    (34)    Dhen ime      enas opjoshipote        ego ja na mou ferese etsi! (Ime o aderfos         su!)
    not be.1sg      a           FC-person I        for subj me treat.2sg so ( am the brother yours)
    `I am not just anybody to be treated this way. (I am your brother!)'
Example #18:

    (36)     a.        Opjosdhipote fititis         bori na lisi       afto to provlima.
    wh+FC-det          student can subj solve this the problem
    `Whichever student can solve this problem.'
Example #19:

    (37)     a.        Opjosdhipote (fititis) irthe                  sto party efxaristithike.
    wh+FC-det           student came.3sg to-the party was.happy.3sg
    `{Whoever/Whichever student} came to the party had a great time.'
Example #20:

    (49)       a.       Opjosdhipote (fititis) irthe               sto party        efxaristithike.
    wh+FC-det          student came.3sg to-the party, was.happy.3sg
    {Whoever/Whichever student} came to the party had a great time.
Example #21:

    (54)    Opjos    {ke an/ke na}             irthe        sto parti,   efxaristithike.
    who.FR and-if/ and-subjunctive came.3sg to-the party, was.happy.3sg
    Whoever came to the party had a good time.
Example #22:

    (55)    Opjoshipote ({?ke an/?ke na})                    irthe sto parti, efxaristithike.
    who.FR            and-if/ and-subjunctive         came.esg to-the party, was.happy.3sg
    Whoever came to the party had a good time.
Example #23:

    vravio xthes vradi.
    prize last night
    `Whichever woman is the editor of this magazine got a prize last night.'
Example #24:

    b. ?# Opjodhipote koritsi stekete             eki    ine      f ili    tou       Jani.
    wh-FC             girl    stand.3sg there be.3sg friend the.gen John.gen.
    `{?Whichever girl is standing there/The girl standing there} is Jani's friend.'
Example #25:

    pola vravia.
    many awards
    `Whichever woman is the editor of this magazine usually gets a lot of prizes.'
Example #26:

    (66)   Opjodhipote koritsi stekete     eki   ine     sinithos fili   tou     Jani.
    wh-ever        girl   stand.3sg there be.3sg usually friend the.gen John.gen
    `Whichever girl stands there is usually Jani's friend.'