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Kirsten Abbot-Smitha and Heike Behrensb (2006). How Known Constructions Influence the Acquisition of Other Constructions.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~smith/pdf/Abbot-Smith_Behrens_proof.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3653&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (1) Der Reis war                      (von einem Experten) ge-koch-t
    the    rice be.3rd.sg.PAST (by a                expert)    cook-PARTICIPLE
    "the rice was in a cooked state (having been cooked by an expert)"
Example #2:

    (2) Der Reis wurde                       (von Ulf/ einem Experten) ge-koch-t
    the rice     become.3rd.sg.PAST (by Ulf/ a expert)               cook-PARTICIPLE
    "the rice went through a process of being cooked (by Ulf/ an expert)"
Example #3:

    Noun phrase (NP)                                                         (10) Das wird ein Zug
    "that become.3rd.PRES a train"
    (that's going to be a train)
Example #4:

    Adjective                                                                (11) Der Reis wird schwarz
    "the rice become.3rd.PRES black"
    (the rice is turning black)
Example #5:

    Infinitive                                                               (12) Der Mann wird arbeiten
    "the man become.3rd.PRES work.INF"
    (the man will/is going to work)
Example #6:

    (17) Sie will/muss                       heute abend             weg-fahr-en
    She want/have to-3rd.sg.PRES today evening                  away.drive-INFINITIVE
    (She wants/has to leave this evening)
Example #7:

    MOT: Das mach-en                           wir     auch       mal
    that make. 1st/3rd pl.PRES          we      also       one.time.
    (We'll do that some time.)
Example #8:

    MOT: da werd-en                      wir mit            der     Eisen-bahn fahr-en
    there become.1st/3rd.pl.PRES we with             the     train      drive-INFINITIVE
    (we'll go on the train there)