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Chris Kennedy and Peter Svenonius (2005). Severing the Degree Argument from the Adjective.

URL: http://home.uchicago.edu/~ck0/docs/stuttgart-sever.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3363&langcode=nob (2019-03-25).

 

Example #1:

    a. ei 200 kroners dyr         lampe
    a 200 crowns.s expensive lamp
    `a 20 dollar (*expensive) lamp'
Example #2:

    b. 20 grader varmt vann
    20 degrees warm water
    `20 degree (*warm) water'
Example #3:

    (4 )      a.   Hvor     langt er det til Nordkapp?
    where    long is it to North.cape
    `How    far is it to the North Cape?'
Example #4:

    b.   Hvor     gammel er du?
    where    old       are you
    `How    old are you?'
Example #5:

    c.   Hvor     mye koster en pils?
    where    much costs a pilsner
    `How    much do es a beer cost?'
Example #6:

    d.   Hvor     mange kilo hvalkjøtt vil du ha?
    where    many kilos whale.meat will you have
    `How    many kilos of whale meat do you want?'
Example #7:

    (5 )      a.   Er det langt til Nordkapp?
    is it long to North.cape
    `Is it far to the North Cape?'                             (stress on langt)
Example #8:

    b.   Er du gammel?
    are you old
    `Are you old?'                                           (stress on gammel)
Example #9:

    d.   Vil du ha mange kilo hvalkjøtt?
    will you have many kilos whale.meat
    `Will you have many kilos of whale meat?'               (stress on hvalkjøtt)
Example #10:

    (1 0 )    A: Det var dyrt.
    it was expensive
    `It was expensive'
Example #11:

    B: Kostet det mye?
    cost it much
    `Did it cost much?'
Example #12:

    A: Nesten fem hundre kroner.
    nearly five hundred crowns
    `Nearly five hundred crowns'
Example #13:

    (1 1 )    A: Ho er skikkelig gammel.
    she is properly old
    `She's really old'
Example #14:

    B: Er ho gammel?
    is she old
    `How old is she?'
Example #15:

    (1 7 )   a.   Ko r         kort er det?
    where        short is it
    `How        short is it?'
Example #16:

    b.   Ko r         ung er ho?
    where        young is she
    `How        young is she?'
Example #17:

    (2 0 )   a.   Ko r     trøtt er du?
    where    tired are you
    `How    tired are you?'
Example #18:

    b.   Ko r     engstelig er han?
    where    anxious is he
    `How    anxious is he?'
Example #19:

    (2 2 )   a.   Han Øystein er 10 cm høyere/lavere enn ho Mai.
    he Øystein is 10 cm higher/lower than her Mai
    `Øystein is 10 cm taller/shorter than Mai.'
Example #20:

    b.   Tunfisk er 100 kroner dyrere/billigere    enn den var før.
    Tuna is 100 kroner expensiver/cheaper than it was been
    `Tuna is 100 kroner more expensive/cheaper than it used to be.'
Example #21:

    (2 3 )   a.   Er han mye høyere/lavere enn d?
    is he much higher/lower than you
    `How much taller/shorter than you is he?'
Example #22:

    b.   Er den mye dyrere/billigere     enn den var før?
    is it much expensiver/cheaper than it was before
    `How much more expensive/cheaper than it was is it (now)?'
Example #23:

    c.   Er han mye eldre/yngre enn d?
    is he much older/younger than you
    `How much older/younger than you is he?'
Example #24:

    (2 4 )   a.   ?er (*fem timer) trøttere enn d?
    I am five hours tireder than you
    `I am (*five hours) more tired than you'
Example #25:

    a. Gikk du lavt?
    went you low
    `How low did you go?'
Example #26:

    b. ?gikk førti cm lavt.
    I went forty cm low
    `I went forty centimeters low'
Example #27:

    a. Var han intelligent?
    was he intelligent
    `How intelligent was he?'
Example #28:

    b. Ho var ti po eng mer intelligent enn han.
    she was ten points more intelligent than him
    `She was ten points more intelligent than him'
Example #29:

    a. ?er to halvlitere fullere enn deg.
    I am two half.liters drunker than you
    `I am two pints drunker than you'
Example #30:

    b. ??er fem halvlitere full.
    I am five half.liters drunk
    `I am five pints drunk'
Example #31:

    c. Er du mange halvlitere full?
    are you many half.liters drunk
    `How many pints drunk are you?'
Example #32:

    (3 4 )   [CP Op1 er2 [IP det t2 [ t1 langt til Nordkapp]]]
    [CP Op1 is2 [IP it t2 [ t1 long to North.cape]]]
    `How far is it to the North Cape?'
Example #33:

    (3 5 )   a.   Sa du at det        var langt til    Nordkapp?
    said you that it    was long to      North.cape
    `How far did you   say it was to     the North Cape?'
Example #34:

    b.   Kor langt sa       du at det        var til Nordkapp?
    where long said    you that it      was to North.cape
    `How far did you   say it was to     the North Cape?'
Example #35:

    (3 7 )    a.   Trenger du langt tau?
    need    you long rope
    `How long a rope do you need?'
Example #36:

    b. Kor langt tau trenger du?
    where long rope need you
    `How long a rope do you need?'
Example #37:

    (3 9 )    a.  Ko r     gammel er du?
    where    old     are you
    `How    old are you?'
Example #38:

    b. *Kor      er du gammel?
    where    are you old
    (only   # `Where are you old?')
Example #39:

    (4 8 )    a.    [CP Op1 er2 [IP        du t2 [AP t1 gammel]]] =
    [[O p]](d.the deg     ree to which you are old d) =
    how many units         is the maximal d s.t. the degree to which you are old d?
Example #40:

    b.    [CP Op1 er2 [IP        hun t2 [AP t1 ung]]] =
    [[O p]](d.the deg     ree to which she is young d) =
    how many units        is the maximal d s.t. the degree to which she is young d?
Example #41:

    c.    [CP Op1 er2 [IP        du t2 [AP t1 trøtt]]] =
    [[O p]](d.the deg     ree to which you are tired d) =
    how many units         is the max. d s.t. the degree to which you are tired d?
Example #42:

    (5 2 )   Er han mye eldre enn deg?
    is he much older than you
    `How much older than you is he?'
Example #43:

    c.   [CP Op1 er2 [IP du t2 [DegP t1 ?[AP gammel]]]] =
    [[O p]](d.the degree to which you are old d) =
    what is the maximal d s.t. the degree to which you are old
Example #44:

    b.   Er han mye yngre enn deg?
    is he much younger than you
    `How much younger than you is he?'
Example #45:

    b.   ?er (*fem timer) trøttere enn deg.
    I am five hours tireder than you
    `I am (*five hours) more tired than you'
Example #46:

    (8 5 )   a.   ei 200 kroners dyr         lampe
    a 200 crowns.s expensive lamp
    `a 20 dollar (*expensive) lamp'
Example #47:

    b.   20 grader varmt vann
    20 degrees warm water
    `20 degree (*warm) water'