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van der Wouden, Ton (1998). Niet huilen maar: negation, directives and particles.

URL: http://odur.let.rug.nl/vdwouden/docs/maar1.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3017&langcode=nld (2018-12-19).


Example #1:

    c.     Maar doen
    PART do
    `Go ahead'
Example #2:

    (2)       a.     Het regent, maar morgen is het droog
    it rains, but tomorrow is it dry
    `It rains, but it will be dry tomorrow'
Example #3:

    b.     We hoeven maar vier functionele projecties aan te nemen
    we need but four functional projections on to take
    `We need only assume four functional projections'
Example #4:

    c.     En hij maar praten de hele dag
    and he but talk-INF the whole day
    `He never stops talking'
Example #5:

    b.     Niet huilen
    neg cry-INF
    `Don't cry'
Example #6:

    (7)        Doe niet huilen (Non-standard Dutch)
    do-IMP not cry
    `Don't cry'
Example #7:

    (8)        a.     Doe maar niet huilen (Non-standard Dutch)
    do-IMP PART neg cry-INF
    `Don't cry'
Example #8:

    c.     Niet huilen maar
    neg huilen-INF PART
    `Don't cry'
Example #9:

    d.     Maar niet huilen
    PART neg huilen-INF
    `Don't cry'
Example #10:

    (9)       ?Er moet niet getreurd
    there must neg lamented
    `Don't lament'
Example #11:

    (10)      a.     ?Er moet maar niet getreurd
    there must PART neg lamented
    `Don't lament'
Example #12:

    c.     Niet getreurd maar
    neg lamented PART
    `Don't lament'
Example #13:

    d.     Maar niet getreurd
    PART neg lamented
    `Don't lament'