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Meredith Landman and Marcin Morzycki (2003). Event-Kinds and the Representation of Manner.

URL: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~mlandman/ling535/readings/landman&morzycki.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3439&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    c. Er hat so getanzt.                                            (German)
    He has thus danced
    `He danced like that.'
Example #2:

    c. Wir haben so einen Hund gesehen.                                 (German)
    We have such a       dog seen
    `We saw such a dog.'
Example #3:

    (6)   So ein Hund wie dieser        hat mal meinen Bruder gebissen. (German)
    such a dog as this.SG.NOM has once my         brother bitten.
    `Such a dog like that once bite my brother.'
Example #4:

    (8)   Jan hat so wie Maria getanzt.                                                                        (German)
    John has thus as Mary danced
    `John danced this way/the way Mary did.'
Example #5:

    auch so getanzt.
    also thus danced
    `Mary danced on Tuesday, and John danced like that too.'
Example #6:

    auch so               gegessen.
    also thus             eaten
    `Mary ate             in Minnesota, and John ate like that too.'
Example #7:

    (28) Maria schläft in einem Schlafsack und Jan schläft auch so.      (German)
    Maria sleeps in a       sleeping-bag and Jan sleeps also thus
    `Maria sleeps in a sleeping bag, and Jan sleeps like that too.'
Example #8:

    b. Ich bin so groß (wie Peter)                                        (German)
    I am so tall as Peter
    `I am this tall/as tall as Peter.'