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RODRIGO GUTIÉRREZ-BRAVO (2006). A REINTERPRETATION OF QUIRKY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PHENOMENA IN SPANISH.

URL: http://es.geocities.com/rogubravo/gutierrez_quirky.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4048&langcode=spa (2020-08-10).

 

Example #1:

    (2) A ella le gustaron los caballos.
    to her CL like-3PL the horses
    "She liked the horses."
Example #2:

    (3) a. Al     príncipei le gustó Soraya para sí mismoi.
    to-the prince     CL liked Soraya for himself
    `The Prince liked Soraya (to keep her) for himself.'
Example #3:

    entró sin        permiso.
    entered without permission
    "Luis was not granted access to the lab: he went in without permission."
Example #4:

    (8)        En Madrid nieva.
    in Madrid it.snows
    "It snows in Madrid."                                 (Fernández-Soriano 1999)
Example #5:

    (11)   [En Barcelona [nos    pasó       lo peor]].
    in Barcelona to.us happened the worst
    "When we were in Barcelona, the worst happened to us."
Example #6:

    (12)   En esta   colonia          nos faltan policías.
    in this   neighborhood to.us lack policemen
    (*When    we are in this neighborhood, we don't have enough policemen).
Example #7:

    (13) a . A quién crees       [que Juan le dio el premio]?
    to whom you.think that Juan CL gave the prize
    "Who do you think that Juan gave the prize to?"
Example #8:

    (16) a. A Ana siempre se         le        antojan        los mismos chicos
    to Ana always CL.3.REFL CL.DAT fancy-3PL          the same guys
    "Ana always takes a fancy to the same guys."
Example #9:

    (17)   Tú         te       me      antojas      para el papel de príncipe.
    you-NOM CL.2SG CL.1SG fancy-2SG for            the role of prince
    "I fancy you for the role of prince" (i.e. Hamlet in a play).
Example #10:

    (20) a. A ella le gustaron los caballos.
    to her CL like-3PL the horses
    "She liked the horses."
Example #11:

    (22)    *Ana ama a         los perros y     ___ gustan   los caballos.
    Ana loves ACC the dogs and              like-3PL the horses
    (Ana loves dogs and likes horses).
Example #12:

    (25) *Carlosi hizo todo lo   posible [ para eci gustar-lei     las matemáticas].
    Carlos did all that possible for         to.like-CL.DAT the maths
    (Carlos did everything possible to like maths).
Example #13:

    (26)   Carlosi hizo todo lo    posible [ para eci gustar-lej     a Maríaj].
    Carlos did all that possible for           to.like-CL.DAT to María
    "Carlos did everything possible (in order) for Mary to like him."
Example #14:

    (27)   Cuándoi dijo Marta [que a Marcos se le ocurrió esa idea ti]?
    when said Marta that to Marcos CL CL occurred that idea
    "When did Marta say that Marcos came up with that idea?"
Example #15:

    (33)   Juan ama a          María.
    Juan loves ACC María                              <EXP>    <THEME>
    "Juan loves María."
Example #16:

    (34) a. Los niños molestan a           Juan.
    the children bother    ACC Juan
    "The children bother Juan."
Example #17:

    b. A Juan le molestan los niños.
    to Juan CL bother      the children
    "(The) children bother/irritate Juan."
Example #18:

    (35) a. Los niños       molestan  a       Juan a propósito.
    the children    bother    ACC Juan to purpose
    "The children   bother Juan on purpose."
Example #19:

    (36) a. Los niños molestan a            Juan [para hacerlo           llorar].
    the children bother      ACC Juan for        to-make-him     cry
    "The children bother Juan in order to make him cry."
Example #20:

    b. *A Juan le molestan los niños [para hacerlo                  llorar].
    to Juan CL bother       the children for   to-make-him     cry
    (The children irritate Juan in order to make him cry.)