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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=nld (2018-01-22).

 

Example #1:

    (11)     a.   [C Hij zit [met zijn neus in de boeken]]                              Dutch
    He sits with his nose in the books
    `He is a reading addict'
Example #2:

    b.   [C [Met zijn neus]i zit hij [v ti in de boeken ti]]
    With his nose sits he in the books
    `He is a reading addict'
Example #3:

    Jan hoeft niet naar school te gaan
    John needs not to school to go
    `John does not need to go to school'
Example #4:

    b. Hij gaat nooit niet naar school
    He goes n-ever neg to school
    `He never ever goes to school'
Example #5:

    c. Ik vind dat niks niet leuk
    I find that n-thing neg nice
    `I don't like it at all'
Example #6:

    b. Hij gaat nooit naar school
    He goes n-ever to school
    `He never goes to school'
Example #7:

    c. Ik vind sport niks leuk
    I find that n-thing nice
    `I don't like any kind of sport'
Example #8:

    Jan vindt sport {*niks/niet/*niks niet} leuk
    John finds sport {n-thing/neg/nthing neg}nice
    `John doesn't like sports'
Example #9:

    Jan vindt sport {niks/niet/niks niet}leuk
    John finds sport {n-thing/neg/nthing neg}nice
    `John doesn't like (any) sports'
Example #10:

    ( i)     Vind je het nietwat koud?
    Find you it neg.what cold
    `Don't you think it's a bit cold?'
Example #11:

    b.   *`M heb ik gezien
    Him have I seen
    `Him I saw'
Example #12:

    (109) Vertel maar niet wie ze had geroepen                                        Standard Dutch
    Tell PRT neg who she had called
    `Don tell who she called'
Example #13:

    b. Jan liep niet
    Jan walked neg
    `Jan didn't walk'
Example #14:

    maar niet had ik gezien dat Ed vertrok.214
    I had PRT seen that Jan arrived, but neg had I seen that Ed left
    `I did see that Jan arrived, but I had not seen that Ed left'
Example #15:

    (25)       Ik heb <dat> gezien <dat hij kwam>                                 Dutch
    I have that seen that he came
    `I saw that (he came)'
Example #16:

    maar niet had ik gezien dat Ed vertrok.215
    I had PRT seen that Jan arrived, but neg had I seen that Ed left
    `I had seen that Jan arrived, but I had not seen that Ed left'
Example #17:

    (52)       a.   Waarschijnlijk gaat Jan vaak naar huis                              Dutch
    Probably goes Jan often to house
    `Probably John often goes home'
Example #18:

    (53)       a.   Mogelijk heeft hij het werk bijna af                                Dutch
    Possibly has he the job almost done
    `Possibly, he has almost done the job'