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Werner Frey (2000). Syntax.

URL: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~fanselow/u/class/wise_2004/files/topic.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3013&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    c. Die PoliEI kommt
    the police comes
    `The police are coming'
Example #2:

    (4)     a. Den Hans wird          Maria morgen      treffen
    theACC Hans will       Mary tomorrow meet
    `Tomorrow Mary will meet Hans'
Example #3:

    a. Nächstes Jahr wird Maria wahrscheinlich nach London gehen
    next     year will Mary probably           to London go
    `Next year Mary will probably go to London'
Example #4:

    (i) Ich erzähle dir etwas über Maria.
    Nächstes Jahr wird ihre Tochter nach London gehen
    Next         year will her daughter to        London go
Example #5:

    (13)   a. weil Paul Hemden1 leider                 [nur blaue t1] gekauft hat
    since P.     shirts       unfortunately only blue       bought has
    `since, as for shirts, P. unfortunately only bought blue ones'
Example #6:

    (17)    a. Das TElefon läutet
    the telephone rings
    `The telephone is ringing'
Example #7:

    jemals t1 lernen zu müssen
    ever      learn to have
    `although Otto never believed that he would ever have to learn to lose'
Example #8:

    (55)       a. *weil fast jeder Linguist Krimis nur amerikanische liest
    since nearly every linguist thrillers only American             reads
    `since, as for thrillers, every linguist only reads American ones'
Example #9:

    (65)   a. Was1 hat Hans [t1 für      Leute] dummerweise angerufen?
    what has H.         for    people annoyingly     called
    `What kind of people has   Hans annoyingly called'
Example #10:

    gekauft hat
    bought has
    `since, as for shirts, P. unfortunately obviously only bought blue ones'