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Jussi Ylikoski (2003). Defining Non-finites.

URL: http://cc.oulu.fi/~jylikosk/defining.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3368&langcode=fin (2018-01-23).


Example #1:

    (9)   Pekka       tek-i           rikokse-n ...
    Pekka       make-PAST.3SG crime-GEN
    `Pekka    committed a crime ... '
Example #2:

    a.    juo-malla                      olut-ta.
    [drink-conv("3INF.ADE")        beer-PART]
    `Pekka committed a crime by drinking beer.'
Example #3:

    b.    juo-matta                      olut-ta.
    [drink-conv("3INF.ABE")        beer-PART]
    `Pekka committed a crime without drinking beer.'
Example #4:

    c.    juo-dessa-an                   olut-ta.
    [drink-CONV("2INF.INE")-3SG beer-PART]
    `Pekka committed a crime while drinking beer.'
Example #5:

    d.    juo-den                        olut-ta.
    [drink-CONV("2INF.INS")        beer-PART]
    `Pekka committed a crime drinking beer.'
Example #6:

    e.    juo-dakse-en                   olut-ta.
    [drink-CONV("1INF.TRA")-3SG beer-PART]
    `Pekka committed a crime in order to drink beer.'
Example #7:

    f.    juo-tua-an                                   olut-ta.
    [drink-CONV("PTCP.PASS.PAST&PART")-3SG       beer-PART]
    `Pekka committed a crime after drinking beer.'
Example #8:

    (10) Pekka pieni                    halo-t        sahaa-malla ~ saha-lla.
    Pekka make.small.PAST.3SG firewood-PL saw[V]-CONV          saw[N]-ADE
    `Pekka cut the firewood by sawing them ~ with a saw.'
Example #9:

    juo-maan          olut-ta.
    [drink-"3INF.ILL" beer-PART]
    `Pekka began ~ managed ~ came to drink beer.'
Example #10:

    juo-maan       ~   juo-da               olut-ta.
    [drink-"3INF.ILL" drink-"1INF(.LAT)" beer-PART]
    `Pekka began ~ had time to drink beer.'
Example #11:

    (ii)   a. (itse-?ni)       (eniten) kiinnosta-va                  kirja
    self-PART-1SG most         interest-PTCP.  ACT.PRES      book
    `the book that interests (me) (most)'