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Ekkehard König & Peter Siemund (1988). Speech Act Distinctions in Grammar.

URL: http://www.unipv.it/wwwling/koenig3.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3403&langcode=deu (2019-04-20).


Example #1:

    b. A: Bist Du müde? ?B: Und ob            (ich müde bin)! [German]
    are you tired            and whether I    tired am
    `A: Are you tired? ?B: Am I ever!'
Example #2:

    b. Du     bezahlst jetzt      sofort        deine Schulden! [German]
    you    pay.2.SG now        right now your debts
    `You   are going to pay   your debts right now.'
Example #3:

    (16) Der Kanzler behauptet     [dass ein Freund ihm das Geld gab]. [German]
    that a friend      him the money gave
    `The Chancellor claims that a friend gave him the money.'
Example #4:

    (41) Er ist sehr reich, nicht wahr? [German]
    he is       very rich not true
    `He is very rich, isn't he?'
Example #5:

    a. Dass       der    immer      nur     Tennissocken trägt!
    that       he     always only tennis socks          wears
    `It is incredible that he always wears tennis socks.'
Example #6:

    b. Wen        die    alles      eingeladen     haben!
    whom they all                invited        have
    `The people they invited!'