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Jason Merchant (2001). Chapter 4.

URL: http://newstar.rinet.ru/~goga/biblio/Merchant/book/Chapter4.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3491&langcode=deu (2019-07-20).

 

Example #1:

    (8)    a.      Jemand hat was              gesehen, aber ich weiß nicht, wer was.
    someone has something seen              but I    know not     who what
    (lit.) `Someone saw something, but I don't know who what.'
Example #2:

    b.       Wo-r-an       denkst du eigentlich?
    where-on      think you actually
    `What are you thinking of, anyway?'
Example #3:

    b.       Wonach        hat es gerochen?
    where-after has it smelled
    `What did it smell like?'
Example #4:

    b.    Er hat mit   jemandem gesprochen -- rate mal mit wem!
    he has with someone      spoken             guess PRT with who
    `He spoke with someone -- guess who!'
Example #5:

    geholfen hat?
    helped     has
    (`{Which prisoner / who} does she want to find someone who helped him?')
Example #6:

    gesehen hat?
    seen       has
    (`{Which prisoner / who} does she want to find someone who saw him?')
Example #7:

    ich weiß nicht, {*welcher         / *welchen      / welchem}.
    I   know not        which.NOM / which.ACC / which.DAT
    which.'
Example #8:

    (i) * Peter is der Gefangene, dem1         sie jemanden finden will, der ihm1  geholfen hat.
    Peter is the prisoner     who.DAT she someone find wants who him.DAT helped has
    (`Peter is the prisoner that she wants to find someone who helped him.')
Example #9:

    (ii) * Peter is der Gefangene, den1        sie jemanden finden will, der ihn1   gesehen hat.
    Peter is the prisoner     who.ACC she someone find wants who him.ACC seen         has
    (`Peter is the prisoner that she wants to find someone who saw him.')
Example #10:

    ich weiß nicht, {*welcher          / welchen      / *welchem}.
    I     know not       which. NOM / which.ACC / which.DAT
    `She wants to find someone who helped one of the hostages, but I don't know
Example #11:

    * Welchem Lehrer1 wird Anke sich ärgern, wenn Peter mit                   ihm1        spricht?
    which.DAT teacher will Anke REFL upset            if     Peter with him.DAT speaks
    `Who will Anke get upset if Peter talks to him?'
Example #12:

    (i)      Anke wird sich ärgern, wenn Peter mit dem                     spricht.
    Anke will REFL upset if        Peter with demonstrative.DAT speaks
    `Anke will get upset, if Peter talks to that {one/guy}.'
Example #13:

    weiß nicht mehr, mit welchem.
    know no     longer with which.DAT
    which.'
Example #14:

    Mannschaft haben, aber ich weiß nicht mehr, wen.
    team           have    but I   know no       longer who. ACC
    their team, but I don't remember who.'
Example #15:

    geholfen hat?
    helped    has
    (`{Which prisoner / who} does she want to find someone who helped him?')
Example #16:

    gesehen hat?
    seen      has
    (`{Which prisoner / who} does she want to find someone who saw him?')
Example #17:

    ihm       spricht?
    him.DAT speaks
    (`Who will Anke get upset if Peter talks to him?')
Example #18:

    Mannschaft haben?
    team         have
    team?')
Example #19:

    geholfen hat?
    helped         has
    (`{Which prisoner 2 / who 2} does she want to find someone who he2 helped?')
Example #20:

    (86)    * Wer            glaubst du, daß Italien besser spielt, seitdem er        in der Mannschaft ist?
    who.NOM think you that Italy better plays since                  he.NOM in the team         is
    team?')
Example #21:

    (87)    a. * Wo 1 glaubst du, wären           alle          glücklich, wenn Peter da1mit      aufhörte?
    what think you would.be everyone happy                 if        Peter that-with stopped
    it?')
Example #22:

    b. * Wo          glaubst du, wären      alle         glücklich, wenn Peter das2 tun würde?
    what think        you would.be everyone happy              if    Peter that do would
    (`What do you think that everybody would be happy if Peter would do it?')
Example #23:

    (i)     de vrund wo ich immer mit em gang go suufle
    the friend that I always with him go go drink
    `the friend that I always go drinking with'
Example #24:

    (ii)    s auto wo du gsäit häsch das es sich de Peter nod chönti läischte
    the car that you said have that it REFL the Peter not could afford
    `the car that you said that Peter couldn't afford'