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James McCloskey (2005). A Note on Predicates and Heads in Irish Clausal Syntax.

URL: http://ohlone.ucsc.edu/~jim/PDFFiles/tucson.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 360&langcode=gle (2018-04-25).

 

Example #1:

    .     Sciob    an cat an t-eireaball de-n        luch.
    snatched the cat the tail         from-the mouse
    "The cat cut the tail off the mouse."
Example #2:

    (i)   N´i          aon bhlige´ardaithe iad
    NEG+COP any blackguards            them
    "They are no blackguards."        LG 4
Example #3:

    (10)        an rud a b-             ionann agus teip     ­
    the thing C COP.PAST same as         failure
    "something that was tantamount to failure"    SD 209
Example #4:

    .     Is     cinnte go bhfuil an fear leigheasta.
    COP certain C is         the man cured
    "It is certain that the man is cured." ACO 145
Example #5:

    .   Is     cinnte ´ go bhfuil an fear leigheasta.
    COP certain it C is         the man cured
    "It is certain that the man is cured."
Example #6:

    .   Is    cosuil.
    COP like
    "He is."
Example #7:

    .   Is     f´or.
    COP true
    "It is."       D 216
Example #8:

    .     Is     ea.
    COP
    "He is."
Example #9:

    .   de-n RIC a -b              ea ­ cuid           mhaith de s-na hoifigigh
    of-the RIC C COP.PAST              proportion good      of the officers
    "It was to the RIC that a large proportion of the officers belonged."   UIMH 4
Example #10:

    .     Deir siad gu­r     cheannaigh agus gu­r      dh´ siad na tithe.
    say they C­PAST bought        and C­PAST sold they the houses
    "They say that they bought and sold the houses."
Example #11:

    .   Is      ea [NP . . . ].
    COP
    "He is."
Example #12:

    .   Is      cosuil [AP . . . ].
    COP like
    "He is."
Example #13:

    .     an rud a ba              chinnte a rachadh t ar sochar duinn
    the thing C COP.PAST certain C go COND on benefit to-us
    "the thing that was certain to benefit us" ACO 179
Example #14:

    (i)    fear ar      col ceathrar d´o      mo mh´ athair
    man C.Cop cousin          to-him my mother
    "a man to whom my mother is a cousin"