ODIN

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Ken Hiraiwa (2001). Chapter 2.

URL: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~hiraiwa/documents/DA_CH2_Feb.2005.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4083&langcode=isl (2019-05-24).

 

Example #1:

    a. * Olafur      hefur virst   eim       vera gafa ur?
    Olaf(Nom) has seemed 3Pl.(Dat) to-be intelligent
    `Olaf seemed to them to be intelligent.'
Example #2:

    a. Henni ??/ leiddist/leiddust         strarnir.
    her(D) bored(Dflt.)/bored(3Pl.) boys(Nom.D.Pl.)
    `She found the boys boring.'
Example #3:

    a. ? Hver veit a hverjir fara           a morgun?
    who knows C who(Pl.) leave(3Pl.) in tomorrow
    `Who knows that who will leave tomorrow?'
Example #4:

    b. ? Hver veit a hver          fer        a morgun?
    who knows C who(Sg.) leaves(3Sg.) in tomorow
    `Who knows who will leave tomorrow?'
Example #5:

    b. Hverjum hefur Olafur          virst vera gafa ur?
    who(Dat) has Olaf(Nom) seemed to-be intelligent
    `Who has found Olaf to be intelligent?' (Holmberg and Hroarsdottir 2003, 1009)
Example #6:

    c. * Olafur      hefur virst    merī        vera gafa ur.
    Olaf(Nom) has seemed 1Sg.(Dat) to-be intelligent
    `I have found Olaf to be intelligent'
Example #7:

    a. * Hverjum hefur Olafur        alltarf virst vera gafa ur?
    who(Dat) has Olaf(Nom) always seemed to-be intelligent
    `Who has always found Olaf to be intelligent?' (Holmberg and Hroarsdottir 2003)
Example #8:

    b. Hverjum hefur alltarf virst Olafur          vera gafa ur?
    who(Dat) has always seemed Olaf(Nom) to-be intelligent
    `Who has always found Olaf to be intelligent?' (Holmberg and Hroarsdottir 2003)
Example #9:

    b. Hverjum mundu          hestarnir         hafa virst                vera seinir?
    Who(Dat) would(3Pl.) horses(Pl.D.Nom) have seemed                 be slow
    `To whom do the horses seem to be slow?'
Example #10:

    a. Barninu       var hjalpa .
    child(D.Dat) was helped
    `The child was helped.'
Example #11:

    b. a PRO         vera hjalpa er erfitt.
    C PRO(Dat) to-be helped is difficult
    `To be helped is difficult'
Example #12:

    b. Hverjum myndum/*myndi         vi             a hafa virst vera gafu ?
    who(D) would(1Pl)/would(3Sg) we(1Pl.Nom) then have seemed to-be intelligent
    `To whom would we then have seemed to be intelligent?' (H. Sigur sson, letter)