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JOHANNA BARÐDAL (2006). Construction-specific properties of syntactic subjects in Icelandic and German.

URL: http://www.hf.uib.no/i/LiLi/SLF/ans/barddal/CL-JB.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4003&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    Mir ist kalt.
    me.dat is cold
    `I'm cold.'
Example #2:

    Mir       ekelt       vor den schmutzigen Fingernageln.   
    me.dat disgusts       for the dirty               finger-nails
    `I feel disgusted   by the(se) dirty finger nails.'
Example #3:

    Mir          schwant dass es nichts Gutes bringt.
    me.dat       suspects that it nothing good brings
    `I suspect   that nothing good will come out of this.'
Example #4:

    Ihm       wurde      widersprochen.
    him.dat be(came) contradicted
    `He was contradicted.'
Example #5:

    Ich      habe       das       Buch       gekauft.
    I.nom have          the.acc book         bought
    `I('ve) bough    t the book.'
Example #6:

    Ich     lasse ihn       eine        Tageszeitung essen.
    I.nom let     him.acc a.acc         newspaper    eat.inf
    `I make him eat a newspaper.'
Example #7:

    Lass dir         nicht raten!
    let   you.dat not       advise.inf
    `Don't let anybody advise you.'
Example #8:

    a. Heute    scheint   mal      gearbeitet   zu   werden.
    today    seems     really   worked       to   be(come).inf
    `People really seem to be busy today.'
Example #9:

    b.   Es scheint gearbeitet zu werden.
    it seems worked           to be(come).inf
    `Some work seems to be done here.'
Example #10:

    c.   Den       Kindern        scheint kalt zu sein.
    the.dat children.dat seems cold to be.inf
    `The children seem to be freezing.'
Example #11:

    *Er i       kam und         i wurde geholfen.
    he.nom      came and .dat was        helped
    Intended    meaning: `He came and was helped.'
Example #12:

    *            Geholfen zu werden            ist   angenehm.
    pro.dat helped        to be(come).inf is       agreeable
    Intended meaning: `It is nice to be helped.'
Example #13:

    Intended meaning: `He hopes to be helped.'
Example #14:

    a. Mich i      schauderte     und        i ekelte.
    me.acc felt-horrified and .acc felt-disgusted
    `I felt horrified and disgusted.'
Example #15:

    der Zukunft.
    the future
    `I feel sick and worry about the future.'
Example #16:

    (34)    *Ich sah ihni          und      i sah    mich nicht.
    I     saw him.acc and .nom saw me              not
    Intended meaning: `I saw him and he did not see me.'
Example #17:

    Vertrauen zu mibrauchen.
    trust       to misuse
    his trust.'
Example #18:

    (36)   *Ich   sah ihn i        und       i hungert.
    I.nom saw him.acc and .acc hungers
    Intended meaning: `I saw him and he was hungry.'
Example #19:

    being put to good use again and embraced nostalgically?'
Example #20:

    Intended meaning: `He      forgave me instead of helping me.'
Example #21:

    der Zukunft.
    the future
    `I feel sick and fear for the future.'
Example #22:

    b. Otto hat allerlei solchem        Unsinn     widersprochen.
    Otto has a-lot such.dat nonsense contradicted
    `Otto has contradicted a lot of (such) nonsense.'
Example #23:

    hat er gemocht.
    .acc has he liked