ODIN

The Online Database of Interlinear Text

 

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Alexander William (2005). COMPLEX CAUSATIVES AND VERBAL VALENCE.

URL: http://www.ling.umd.edu/~alxndrw/Papers/ccvv.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3413&langcode=deu (2019-07-17).

 

Example #1:

    (5 5 8 )   a.          Er hat es unheimlich sauber gewaschen.
    He has it uncannily clean washed
    `He washed it uncannily clean.'
Example #2:

    b.          Unheimlich sauber hat er es gewaschen.
    uncannily white has he it washed
    `Uncannily clean, he washed it.'
Example #3:

    c.          Er waschte es unheimlich sauber.
    He washed it uncannily clean
    `He washed it uncannily clean.'
Example #4:

    (5 6 2 )        . . . weil    er meine Unterhosen sauber gewaschen hat.
    because he my    underpants clean washed     has
    `. . . because he washed my underpants clean.'
Example #5:

    (5 7 8 )    . . . weil    er meine Unterhosen sauber gewaschen hat.
    because he my    underpants clean washed       has
    `. . . because he washed my underpants incredibly clean.'
Example #6:

    (5 7 9 )    . . . weil     meine Unterhosen sauber *(sind).
    because my     underpants clean *(are)
    `. . . because my underpants are clean.'
Example #7:

    (6 0 6 )     . . . weil    er meine Unterhosen unheimlich sauber gewaschen hat.
    because he my    pants      uncannily clean washed      has
    `. . . because he washed my underpants incredibly clean.'