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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=isl (2020-10-20).


Example #1:

    b.   Mir ist kalt.                                       German
    me.DAT is cold
    `I'm freezing.'
Example #2:

    b.   Mir wurde widerspochen.                             German
    me.DAT was contradicted
    `I was contradicted.'
Example #3:

    b.   Hann tlar a> ____ sanna sig.                                    Icelandic
    he.NOM intends to PRO.NOM prove.INF self.REFL.ACC
    (3)   a.   He intends to ____ prove himself.                                Engl
Example #4:

    (5)   a.   Hva> fr okkur til a> ____ lka ekki flki>  kringum okkur?
    what makes us.ACC for to PRO.DAT like not people-the.NOM in round us.ACC
    `What is it that makes us not like the people around us?'
Example #5:

    slk fsinna.
    such craziness.NOM
    craziness.'                  (lb.icemed.is/web/2001/6?ArticleID=905, 2001)
Example #6:

    sannindi a>   fla> s kl a> ____ vera kalt.
    truth that itis cool to PRO.DAT be.INF cold
    it is cool tofreeze.' (gylfiolafsson.blogspot.com/ 2003_11_01_
Example #7:

     a> f htt .
    should to get high in
    in.'       (viktorja.tripod.com/archives/2003_05_01gamalt2 .html, 2003)
Example #8:

    su g>  sklanum og a> krakkarnir  bekknum su g>ir vinir.
    PRO.DAT feel.INF affection about school their
    terms with each other.'
Example #9:

    flau gfu mr a> bor>a og reyndu a> ____ flykja vnt um mig ...
    they gave me to eat and tried to PRO.DAT feel.iNF care about me
    couple and they fed me and tried to care about me ...'
Example #10:

    skemmtileg!!! g veit! httu bara a> ____ l>a illa ...
    I know! stop just to PRO.DAT feel.INF bad
    with!!! I know! Just stop feeling bad ...'
Example #11:

    (17)   a.   ... sem eru sammla flv a> fleim flyki vnt um sklann sinn.
    ... who are agreeing it that they.DAT feel.INF care of school their
    `... who agree that they care about their school.'
Example #12:

    b.   fiau reyndu a> ____ lta sr flykja vnt um mig.
    they tried to PRO.NOM let.INF themselves.DAT feel.INF care of me
    `They tried to care about me.'
Example #13:

    c.   Httu bara a> ____ lta flr l>a illa.
    stop just to PRO.NOM let.INF yourself.DAT feel.INF bad
    `Just stop having these bad feelings.'
Example #14:

    i) Honum ber a> ____ vinna strf sn h> persnulegum sko>unum ...
    he.DAT is-obliged to PRO.NOM do.INF jobs his irrespective-of personal opinions
    `He is obliged to carry out his duties irrespective of personal opinions ...'
Example #15:

    (21)   a.   Hann kva> sig heita Njl.                         Object predicate
    he.nom said self.ACC be-called.INF Njll.   ACC
    `He said that he was called Njll.'
Example #16:

    b.   Hann kva>st heita Njll.                          Subject predicate
    he.NOM said be-called.INF Njll.NOM
    `He said that he was called Njll.'
Example #17:

    saman ...
    with this guy, we are not together anymore ...'
Example #18:

    b.   Henni segist vera sltt sama hvort myndin ni vinsldum ...
    she.DAT says be.INF quite same whether film-the achieves popularity
    `She says that she doesn't care whether the film will be popular (or not)
Example #19:

    tveim sag>ist ganga vel ...
    two.DAT said go.INF well
    the two others said that that they were doing well ...
Example #20:

    d.   fir>i segist lka vel  Osl.
    Thr>ur.DAT says like.INF well in Oslo
    `Thr>ur says that he quite likes it in Oslo.'
Example #21:

    r>a stafsetningarvillu.
    regard spelling-error
    question of spelling error.'                (www.bb.is/?PageID=47, 2005)
Example #22:

    f.   Honum sag>ist ekki vera kalt.
    he.DAT said not be.INF cold
    `He said that he wasn't freezing.
Example #23:

    (23)   Ef mr bjst vi> a> ganga vel  einhverju fl var fla> rttarsagan ...
    if I.DAT expected with to go.INF well in something then was it legal-history-the
    `If I expected to do well in any subject, it would have to be Legal History ...'