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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=ita (2019-08-20).

 

Example #1:

    b. *Gianni non ha detto che e arrivato nessuno          Italian
    Gianni neg has said that neg has arrived n-body
    `Gianni hasn't said that anybody has arrived'
Example #2:

    b. (No) ga-lo magną tuto!
    Neg has-he eaten everything
    `He has eaten everything!'
Example #3:

    (2)        a. Gianni li vuole vedere                                            Italian
    Gianni them wants see
    `Gianni wants to see them'
Example #4:

    b. *Gianni li vuole non vedere
    Gianni them wants neg see
    `Gianni doesn't want to see them'
Example #5:

    (3)    a.       Vien-lo?                                                   Paduan
    Comes-he?
    `Is he coming'
Example #6:

    b.     Gianni molto non ha mangiato                                                 Italian
    Gianni much neg has eaten
    `Gianni hasn't eaten much'
Example #7:

    b. *Non parla                                                             Italian
    Neg talk.2SG.IMP
    `Don't talk'
Example #8:

    (13)    a.   Perchei ha detto che Gianni e partito ti                 Italian
    Why did you say John left?
    `Why did you say John left?'
Example #9:

    [NegP nessunoi [Neg non [ha telefonato ti]]]
    n-body neg has called
    `that nobody has called'
Example #10:

    (89)       *Ha telefonato a      nessuno                                        Italian
    Has.3sg called to     n-body
    `He called            nobody'
Example #11:

    (112) Non ha telefonato a quasi nessuno
    Neg has.3sg called to almost n-body
    `I called almost nobody'
Example #12:

    parleranno a lunge delle propriei gesta
    own deeds
    his own deeds'
Example #13:

    propriei gesta
    own deeds
    his own deeds'
Example #14:

    (100) Credo che non ha fatto niente                                     Italian
    Believe.1SG that neg has.3sg n-thing
    `I believe that he didn't do anything'
Example #15:

    (101) Non credo che nessuno ha telefonato                               Italian
    Neg believe.1sg that n-body has called
    `I believe that nobody didn't call'
Example #16:

    (102) Credo che nessuno non ha telefonato                               Italian
    Neg believe.1sg that n-body has called
    `I believe that nobody didn't call'
Example #17:

    (105) Nessuno ha telefonato                                                    Italian
    N-body has called
    `Nobody called'
Example #18:

    (117) No ho telefonato a NESSUNO!                                      Italian
    Neg have.1sg called to n-body
    `I didn't call nobody!'
Example #19:

    (1)                                                               Italiaans
    Gianni neg heeft gebeld
    `Gianni heeft niet gebeld'