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Jóhanna Barðdal (2002). "OBLIQUE SUBJECTS" IN ICELANDC AND GERMAN.

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

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4017&langcode=deu (2019-04-24).

 

Example #1:

    (6)          Ich lasse ihn eine Tageszeitung essen.               German
    I.nom let him.acc a.acc newspaper eat
    'I make him eat the newspaper.'
Example #2:

    (9)    a.    Du lsst dir immer etwas Neues einfallen.       German
    you.nom let yourself.dat always something new come-in-mind
    'You're always getting new ideas.'
Example #3:

    b.    Lass dir gut gehen!
    let yourself.dat well go
    'Make sure to be successful!'
Example #4:

    (10)         Lass dir nicht raten!                                German
    let you.dat not advise
    'Don't let anybody advise you.'
Example #5:

    (12) a.      Heute scheint mal gearbetet zu werden.          German
    today seems really worked to be(come)
    'People really seem to be busy today.'
Example #6:

    b.    Es scheint gearbeitet zu werden.
    it seems worked to be(come)
    'Some work is being done here.' (Reis 1982:192)
Example #7:

    c.    Ihm scheint kalt zu sein.
    him.dat seems cold to be
    'He seems to be freezing.'
Example #8:

    (15)         Hans bat mich ihm die Torte zu geben.                   German
    Hans asked me him.dat the cake to give
    'Hans asked me to give him the cake.'
Example #9:

    schrecklich...
    must tomorrow the exam take... fear horribly...
    horribly nervous...'
Example #10:

    b.      *Geholfen zu ____ werden ist angenehm.2                      German
    helped to PRO.dat be.inf is agreeable
    Intended meaning: 'It is nice to be helped.'
Example #11:

    (24) a.     Ihmi graute vor sich selbsti.                         German
    him.dat felt-horrified for self self
    'He was horrified by himself.'
Example #12:

    selberi ...
    and what one for fear has and how it one.dat fears for self self
    '... and what fears one has, and how terrified one is by oneself...'
Example #13:

    c.   Ihni ekelt vor sich selbsti.
    him.acc feels-disgusted for self self
    'He feels disgusted by himself.'
Example #14:

    (25)        Michi schauderte und ____ i ekelte.
    me.acc felt-horrified and .acc felt-disgusted
    'I felt horrified and disgusted.'
Example #15:

    haben.
    him.dat was sick without something drunk to PRO.nom have.inf
    'He felt sick without having had anything to drink.'
Example #16:

    (27)        *Ich sah ihni aber ____ i sah mich nicht.
    I saw him.acc but .nom saw me not
    Intended meaning: 'I saw him but he did not see me.'
Example #17:

    helfen.
    help.inf
    me helping him.'
Example #18:

    Wasser.
    me.acc longs for bread and .acc thirsts for water
    'I long for bread and water.'
Example #19:

    (30)        *Ihmi war kalt und ___ i ging ins Bett.
    him.dat was cold and .nom went in bed
    Intended meaning: 'He was freezing and went to bed.'
Example #20:

    diese Hungersnot nie zu Ende geht.
    famine never to end goes
    this famine will never end.'
Example #21:

    mibrauchen.
    he forgave me.dat and .dat fear for his trust to misuse
    his trust.'                    (Seefranz-Montag 1983:167)
Example #22:

    (33)         *Ich sah ihni und ___ i hungert.
    I.nom saw him.acc and .acc hungers
    Intended meaning: 'I saw him and he was hungry.'
Example #23:

    (34) a.      Mir gefllt es, geholfen zu ____ werden.                 German
    me.dat likes it helped to PRO.dat be.inf
    'I like to be helped.'
Example #24:

    b.    Ihm wurde geholfen, ohne richtig geholfen zu ____ werden.
    him.dat was helped without really helped to PRO.dat be.inf
    'He was helped without being really helped.'
Example #25:

    c.    Statt warm zu ____ sein, war ihm jetzt pltzlich kalt.
    instead warm to PRO.dat be.inf was him.dat all-of-a-sudden cold
    'Instead of feeling warm, he all of a sudden felt cold.'
Example #26:

    d.    Mir ist bel ohne kalt zu ____ werden.
    me.dat is nauseated without cold to PRO.dat be.inf
    'I feel nauseated without feeling cold.'
Example #27:

    e.    Mir ist es peinlich schlecht zu ____ werden.
    me.dat is it embarressing sick to PRO.dat be.inf
    'It is embarrassing to me to feel sick.'
Example #28:

    demtigen und anderen zu dienen.
    humble.inf and others to serve.inf
    others.' (http://www.greifswald-online.de/vv/bfp-elim/predigt
Example #29:

    werden.
    be.inf
    'Thus, I call the Teac Hotline to get some help.'
Example #30:

    und um verziehen zu ___ werden...
    order forgiven to PRO.dat be.inf
    forgive and be forgiven...'
Example #31:

    mu, um nicht bel zu ___ werden.
    order not sick to PRO.dat be.inf
    feel sick.'
Example #32:

    Erkltungsinfekt knnten Folgen eines falschen Verhaltens sein.
    behavior be
    conduct.'    (http://www.sauna-bund.de/aktuell/faq1199.html)
Example #33:

    Zukunft.
    me.dat is-it bad and .dat fear-it for the future
    'I feel sick and fear for the future.'