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David Adger (2008). VSO order and Weak Pronouns in Celtic.

URL: http://alpha.qmw.ac.uk/~mlw011/publications/weakpronouns.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3502&langcode=gle (2018-07-18).

 

Example #1:

    (1) Deir sí gu-r bhrís sé an doras leis an ord aréir                   (MI)
    Says she that-past broke he the door with the hammer last-night
    "She says that he broke the door with the hammer last night"
Example #2:

    (2) Deir sí gu-r bhrís sé leis an ord aréir í                          (MI)
    Says she that-past broke he with the hammer last-night it
    "She says that he broke it with the hammer last night"
Example #3:

    (3) ?Deir sí gu-r bhrís sé leis an ord í aréir                         (MI)
    Says she that-past broke he with the hammer it last-night
    "She says that he broke it with the hammer last night"
Example #4:

    (4) *Deir sí gu-r bhrís sé í leis an ord aréir                          (MI)
    Says she that-past broke he it with the hammer last-night
    "She says that he broke it with the hammer last night"
Example #5:

    (5) a. *go ar ndóigh bhfaca Máire an fear                        (MI)
    that of course saw Mary the man
    "...that Mary, of course, saw the man"
Example #6:

    b.*Chuala ar ndóigh mé an t-amhrán sin
    heard of course I the song that
    "I of course heard that song"
Example #7:

    c. *Phleanáil an múinteoir fosta an rud amach2
    planned the teacher also the thing out
    "The teacher also planned out the thing"
Example #8:

    (9) Deiridís [an chéad Nollaig eile [go dtiocfadh sé aníos]]
    they-would-say the first Xmas other that would-come he up
    "The used to say that next Christmas he would come up"
Example #9:

    (12) a. Deir sí gu-r bhrís sé leis an ord í aréir
    Says she that-past broke he with the hammer it last night
    "She says that he broke it last night with the hammer"
Example #10:

    (12) b. *Deir sí gu aréir -r bhrís sé leis an ord í
    Says she that last-night -past broke he with the hammer it
    "She says that he broke it last night with the hammer"
Example #11:

    (12) c. Deir sí gu-r bhrís sé leis an ord aréir í
    Says she that-past broke he with the hammer last night it
    "She says that he broke it last night with the hammer"
Example #12:

    (16) *Chonnaic an cat leis na speculairean agam mi         (SG)
    Saw-past the cat with the spectacles at-me I
    "I saw the cat with my spectacles"
Example #13:

    (30) a. Ba annamh [sa bhaile é]
    Cop rare   at home he
    "He was rarely at home"
Example #14:

    (31) a. *agus [sa bhaile é]
    and at home he
    "and him at home"
Example #15:

    (32) Ba mhaith liom é a cheannach                 (UI)
    Cop good with-me it Agr buy-VN
    "I would like to buy it"
Example #16:

    (i) Deireann siad i gcónai paidir troimh am luí
    say-HAB they always prayer before the bedtime
    "They always say a prayer before bedtime"