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Joachim Sabel (2000). Partial Wh-Movement and The Typology of Wh-Questions.

URL: http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/sabel/PartialMovement.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3291&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    b. [ Wasi meinst du          ti ] ? [ Wemi hat Peter ti die Leute      vorgestellt ] ?
    what think younom               whodat has P.nom the peopleacc introduced
    `What do you think? To whom has Peter introduced Hans?'
Example #2:

    (ii) *[ CP1 Was meint eri       [ CP2 welchen Romanj Peteri tj lesen sollte ]] ?
    wh thinks henom           which novelacc P.nom       read should
    `Which novel does Peter think he should read?'
Example #3:

    (i) *[ CP Weni glaubt [ IP seinei Mutter              [ CP ti habe [ IP Maria ti geliebt ]]]] ?
    whoacc believes        his   mothernom           has       M.       loved
    `Who does his mother believe that Mary loved?'