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Kersti Börjars and Nigel Vincent (2005). POSITION VS FUNCTION IN SCANDINAVIAN PRESENTATIONAL CONSTRUCTIONS.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/10/lfg05borjarsvincent.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3497&langcode=nob (2019-05-22).

 

Example #1:

    (9)    a. Det ventet              meg problemer                                                         Lødrup 1999:205
    EXPL await.PST         me       problem.PL
    `Problems were awaiting me.'
Example #2:

    b. Det ble                 overrakt     barna            en liten gevinst              Lødrup 1999:206
    EXPL become.PST          award.PRT child.PL.D EF       a small prize
    `A small prize was given to the children.'
Example #3:

    (13)       *Det spiste          en mann en kake                                                        Lødrup 1999:207
    EXPL eat.PST a man              a cak e
    `There was a man eating a cake.'
Example #4:

    b. (Arbeider det           en mann i skogen?) Ja,            det   gjør det.
    work.PRES EXPL a man              in forest        y es   EXPL does it
    `(Is there a man working in the forest?) Yes there is.'