The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Jason Merchant (2001). 5.

URL: http://starling.rinet.ru/~goga/biblio/Merchant/book/Chapter5.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3712&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    *(mit) wem.
    with who
    `Anna talked with someone, but I don't know (with) who.'
Example #2:

    b.       * Wem hat sie mit   gesprochen?
    who has she with spoken
    (`Who did she talk with?')
Example #3:

    b.    So einen großen Mann hab ich nie                    zuvor gesehen!          [German]
    so a        tall      man      have I       never before seen
    d.    I've never seen so tall a man before.
Example #4:

    B:      a.     (* und sein Alter) wollte               er nicht sagen.
    and his age          wanted he not         say
    `That (and his age), he didn't want to say.'