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Matt Pearson (1996). Predicate Fronting and Constituent Order in Malagasy.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~kbj/ling495B/content/Pearson_Malagasy.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3729&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (17) a.      Der      Mann hat das           Buch         nicht gelesen
    the.Nom man       has the.Acc book           not   read
    `The man did not read the book'
Example #2:

    b.     Das     Buch hat der              Mann       nicht gelesen
    the.Acc book has the.Nom man                 not   read
    `The book, the man didn't read (it)'
Example #3:

    (19) a.     Jeder       Studenti hat seineni Vater         besucht
    every.Nom student has his.Acc father           visited
    `Every studenti visited hisi father'
Example #4:

    b.    Seineni Vater hat jeder               Studenti besucht
    his.Acc father has every.Nom student visited
    `Hisi father, every studenti visited'
Example #5:

    (20) a. * Seini      Vater hat jeden           Studenteni      besucht
    his.Nom father has every.Acc student.Acc             visited
    `Hisi father visited every studenti'
Example #6:

    b.    Jeden       Studenteni hat seini      Vater         besucht
    every.Acc student.Acc has his.Nom father            visited
    `Every studenti, hisi father visited'
Example #7:

    (95) a.      Hans hat ein Buch gekauft über Chomsky
    Hans has a      book bought about Chomsky
    `Hans bought a book about Chomsky'