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Jóhanna Barðdal & Thórhallur Eythórsson (2005). Case and Control Constructions in German, Faroese and Icelandic.

URL: http://www.hf.uib.no/i/lili/SLF/ans/barddal/WPSS.75.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4012&langcode=fao (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    (11)   a.   Eingin bey> sr til    at ____ hjlpa mr.
    no-one offered self    forward to PRO.NOM help.INF me
    `No one offered to    help me.'
Example #2:

    b.   ??Eingin bey> sr     til at ____ dma hana.
    no-one offered self    forward to PRO.DAT like.INF her
    `No one offered to    like her.'
Example #3:

    (12)   a.   Eg kann ikki torga at ____ vanta pengar.
    I.NOM can not bear to PRO.DAT lack.INF money
    `I cannot bear to lack money.'
Example #4:

    b.   Eg havi ilt vi> at ____ dma fisk.
    I.NOM have bad with to PRO.DAT like.INF fish
    `I find it difficult to like fish.'
Example #5:

    c.   Hann royndi at ____ dma matin.
    He.NOM tried to PRO.DAT like.INF food-the
    `He tried to like the food.'
Example #6:

    (13)   a.   At ____ lei>ast vi> lvi> er vanligt hj ungum.
    to PRO.DAT tire.INF with life-the is common among young
    `To tire of life is common among young people.'
Example #7:

    b.   ?At ____ skorta mat er r>uligt.
    to PRO.DAT lack.INF food is terrible
    `To lack food is terrible.'
Example #8:

    `Wanting to know as much as possible is a positive quality in people.'
Example #9:

    b.   Ta> at ____ vanta pengar, er ikki gott.
    it to PRO.DAT lack.INF money is not good
    `Being short of money is not good.'