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Comorovski, Ileana & Manfred Krifka (2004). Proceeding of the Workshop on the Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics of Questions.

URL: http://esslli2004.loria.fr/content/readers/58.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2919&langcode=hun (2019-03-24).


Example #1:

    (1)      a. A lányt        minden valószínség szerint a fiúnak                JÁNOS mutatta          be
    the girl-acc in all probability                    the boy-dat J.-nom introduced Pref
    `As for the girl, in all probability, as for the boy, it's John who introduced h
Example #2:

    b. *Ki            minden valószínség szerint kinek               kit       mutatott      be
    who-nom        in all probability                  who-dat who-acc introduced Pref
    `Who introduced who to who in all probability?'
Example #3:

    (2)     a. A fia         minden apának         büszkeséget jelent
    [the his.son [every actor-dat       pride-acc     means
    `Every father takes pride in his son'
Example #4:

    b. *Melyik gyereke      melyik férfinek       jelent   büszkeséget?
    [which his.child     [which man-dat        means    pride-acc
    `Which man takes pride in which of his children?'
Example #5:

    (3)     a. Ki           mit            látott?
    who-nom      what-acc       saw
    `Who saw what?'
Example #6:

    b. Péter     a Terminátor 3-at         látta, és      János    a Mátrix 2-t (látta)
    P.-nom the Terminator 3-acc         saw and J.-nom the Matrix 2-acc (saw)
    `Peter saw Terminator 3, and John (saw) Matrix 2'
Example #7:

    c. #A Terminátor 3-at      látta              Péter, . . .
    the Terminator 3-acc saw                  P.
    `Peter saw Terminator 3, etc.' (unacceptable as an answer to (a))
Example #8:

    b. Melyik fiú          állítja, hogy    melyik lányt     hívta      fel?
    which boy           claims that      which girl-acc called       up
    `Which boy        claims that he phoned which girl?'
Example #9:

    (5)     a. (Mondd         el)       melyik filmben       ki      öl    meg              kit?
    (tell-imp      Pref)     which film-in        who kills Perf                 whom
    `(Tell me)     who     kills who in which film?'
Example #10:

    b. (Mondd         el)       ki     mit        tévesztett    össze               mivel?
    tell-imp       Pref      who what-acc confused           Pref                what-with
    `(Tell me)     who     confused what with what?'
Example #11:

    (9)      a. Melyik fiú lett ideges         miután felhívta                          melyik lányt?
    which boy became angry         after    up-called                       which girl-acc
    `Which boy got angry after he phoned which girl?'
Example #12:

    b. Melyik szervez mutatta      be minden jelöltnek                        melyik opponensét?
    Which organizer introduced Pref every candidate-dat                    which opponent-his-acc
    `Which organizer introduced every candidate which of                  his oppone
Example #13:

    ... melyik versenyz dicsekedett, hogy hol           végzett melyik versenyen
    which sportsman      boasted     that where finished which competition-at
    `...which sportsman boasted of which place he finished at in which competition'