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Caroline Fery and Katharina Hartmann (2005). The Focus and Prosodic Structure of German Right Node Raising and Gapping.

URL: http://www.sfb632.uni-potsdam.de/publications/Caroline%20paper_06_04.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3211&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (1)    a.      Hans reizt mit, und Peter reizt ohne   vier Buben.
    Hans bids with and Peter bids without four jacks
    `Hans is bidding with and Peter is bidding without four jacks.'
Example #2:

    Null-Ouvert gewinnen kann.
    null ouvert win             can
    this hand.'
Example #3:

    b.      Hans ist überzeugt, dass Maria mit diesem Blatt ein Null-Ouvert gewinnen
    kann, aber Peter bezweifelt, dass Maria mit diesem Blatt ein Null-Ouvert
    gewinnen kann.
Example #4:

    Spielfilm über Pasolini gedreht.
    movie          on    Pasolini shot
    `Claus shot a report on Pasolini, and Roland a movie.'
Example #5:

    Mutter in die Disko zu gehen.
    mother to the disco to go
    the disco.'
Example #6:

    b.      Stefanie putzt jeden Samstag ihr Auto, aber Martin fährt ihr Auto/es.
    Stefanie cleans every Saturday her car       but Martin drives her car/it
    `Stefanie cleans her car every Saturday, but Martin drives her car/it.'
Example #7:

    [Graf DRAcula]F verließ die Party um Mitternacht.
    Count Dracula          left   the party at midnight
    `Count Dracula left the party at midnight.'
Example #8:

    Nein, er ist mit [CorNElia]F verheiratet.
    no    he is with Cornelia              married
    `No, he is married to Cornelia.'
Example #9:

    Peter verSCHENKTF sein altes Auto und Klaus verKAUFTF sein altes Auto.
    Peter gives.away          his old car     and Klaus sells         his old car
    `Peter is giving away, and Klaus is selling his old car.'
Example #10:

    Halma ist [PP AUFF dem Sofa]F und Mikado ist [PP UNterF dem Sofa]F.
    Halma is      on    the sofa    and Mikado is              under      the sofa
    `Halma is on the sofa and Mikado is under the sofa.'
Example #11:

    verspricht HANST,[CP MORgenF [mitF demF ZUGF]F [inF BerLINF]F ANzukommenF]             F.
    promises Hans          tomorrow with the      train     in Berlin       to.arrive
Example #12:

    (26)   a.      [ICH]F las [dieF [ZEItung]F]F und [ER]F las [dasF [Buch]F]F.
    I      read the newspaper       and he      read the book
    `I read the newspaper and he the book.'
Example #13:

    b.      [ICH]F küsste [EVA]F und [HANS]F küsste [SUsi]F.
    I      kissed Eva       and Hans      kissed Susi
    `I kissed Eva and Hans Susi.'
Example #14:

    b.      Jonas [SCHICKte]F einen Brief und Claus [erHIELT]F einen Brief.
    Jonas sent          a      letter and Claus received       a     letter
    `Jonas sent and Claus received a letter.'
Example #15:

    a.      Eva aß [JOghurt]F und Nora aß [SchokoLAde]F.
    Eva ate yoghurt    and Nora ate chocolate
    `Eva ate yoghurt, and Nora chocolate.'
Example #16:

    b.      Frank mag [RepTIlien]F und Susanne mag [InSEKten]F.
    Frank likes reptiles       and Susanne likes insects
    `Frank likes reptiles, and Susanne insects.'
Example #17:

    Olaf wollte nicht [EINen]F Eierkocher sondern [DEN]F Eierkocher schlechthin.
    Olaf wanted not    any       egg.boiler but       the         egg.boiler quintessential
    `Olaf didn't want just any egg boiler, but the quintessential egg boiler.'
Example #18:

    Olaf wollte nicht [EInen]F Eierkocher, sondern [ZWEI]F Eierkocher.
    Olaf wanted not    one       egg.boiler, but         two       egg.boilers
    `Olaf didn't want one, but two egg boilers.'
Example #19:

    ihm [DEInen]F Eierkocher.
    him your        egg.boiler
Example #20:

    (i)      Peter jagte einen schwarzen Elch und Martin schoss einen schwarzen Elch.
    Peter hunted a    black     moose and Martin shot a     black     moose
    `Peter hunted and Martin shot a black moose.'
Example #21:

    (ii)       Karl versteckt sich hinter einer Mülltonne und Peter versteckt sich vor                einem Auto.
    Karl hides     REFL behind a garbage.can and Peter hides             REFL in.front.of a      car
    `Karl is hiding behind a garbage can and Peter in front of a car.'
Example #22:

    Sie versprachen Uta [CP MORgenF mit dem ZUGF in BerLINF ANzukommenF]F.
    they promised    Uta    tomorrow with the train in Berlin to.arrive
    `They promised Uta to arrive in Berlin by train tomorrow.'
Example #23:

    (i)        Whose car did Peter and his brother sell?
    (ii)       [Peter]T kaufte [MaRIas]F Auto.
    Peter bought Maria's car