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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=spa (2020-08-10).

 

Example #1:

    (48)   El bébé este mirando a nadie                                  Spanish
    The baby is looking at n-body
    `The baby is looking at nothing'
Example #2:

    (100) No se da el caso de que nadie viaje a Francia                Spanish
    Neg SE give the case of that n-body travels to France
    `It is not the case that nobody goes to France'
Example #3:

    (102) *Dudo que él ha dicho que María le debíera ningún dinero Spanish
    Doubt.1SG that he has.IND said that Maria him owed.SUBJ n- money
    `I doubt that he said that Maria owned him any money'
Example #4:

    (103) ¿A quién viste? ¡A nadie!                                                Spanish
    To who saw.2SG? N-body
    `Who did you see? Nobody'
Example #5:

    (104) Me caso contigo o con nadie                                              Spanish
    I marry with.you or with n-body
    `I marry you or nobody (else)'
Example #6:

    (106) El bébé este mirando a nadie                                             Spanish
    The baby is looking at n-body
    `The baby is looking at nothing'
Example #7:

    b.      ¿A quién viste? *¡A un alma!                                           Spanish
    To who saw.2SG? A single.soul
    `Who did you see? A single soul'
Example #8:

    (112) El bébé está mirando a nadie                                                Spanish
    The baby is looking at n-body
    `The baby is looking at nothing'
Example #9:

    (7)    a.       Lee!                                             Spaans
    Lees.2sg.imp
    `Lees!'