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Dieter Wunderlich (2000). Predicate composition and argument extension as general options - a study in the interface of semant.

URL: http://web.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~wdl/lif-wdl.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 379&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    b. Mir zerbrach die Brille.
    me.DAT broke the glasses
    `My glasses broke'
Example #2:

    (5) a. Er trank mir den Kühlschrank leer.
    he drunk me.DAT the fridge empty
    (of beverages)'
Example #3:

    b. Sie fällten eine Schneise in the Wald.
    they felled a lane into the woods
    the woods'
Example #4:

    c. Markus stellte den Keller voll.
    Markus put the cellar full
Example #5:

    (15) a. Sie erschrieb sich den Pulitzer-Preis.
    She er-wrote herself the Pulitzer prize.
    `She won the Pulitzer prize by her writing'
Example #6:

    (30) a. Ich lief mir die Füße wund. (*mir/*die Füße/*mir die Füße/*mir wund)
    I ran myself.DAT the feet sore
    `I ran my feet sore'
Example #7:

    b. Die Demonstranten standen sich die Füße platt.
    the demonstrators stood themselves.DAT the feet flat
    `The demonstrators stood their feet flat'
Example #8:

    c. Er trank mir den Kühlschrank leer.
    He drunk me.DAT the fridge empty
    `He drunk my fridge empty'
Example #9:

    (42) a. Sie legte ihm die Hand auf die Schulter.
    she put him.DAT the hand on the shoulder.
    `She put her/his hand on his shoulder'
Example #10:

    b. Sie legte sich die Hand auf die Schulter.
    she put refl.DAT the hand on the shoulder
    `She put her hand on her shoulder'