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Hedde Zeijlstra (2004). Sentential Negation and Negative Concord.

URL: http://www2.sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de:16080/B10/seminar/Diss_Zeijlstra.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3250&langcode=ces (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    c. Milan nevidím nikoho                                           Czech
    Milan neg sees n-body.ACC
    `Milan doesn't see anybody'
Example #2:

    c. Nikdo nedá nikomu nic                                          Czech
    N-body.NOM neg gives n-body.ACC n-thing.DAT
    `Nobody gives anything to anybody'
Example #3:

    (19)   a. Pracuj!                                                        Czech
Example #4:

    b. Nepracuj!
    `Don't work!'
Example #5:

    b. *Nikdo volá
    N-body calls
    `Nobody is calling'
Example #6:

    (109) Ani nohu jsem (tam) nevidel.                                                   Czech
    Neg-even a-leg-ACC.SG I-am (there) neg-seen
    `I haven't been seeing anyone'