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Müller, Stefan (2002). Syntax or morphology: German particle verbs revisited.

URL: http://www.cl.uni-bremen.de/~stefan/PS/syn-morph-part.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 415&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (1)    a. Man liest den Regierenden in Bonn die Leviten.
    one reads the governors in Bonn the Leviticus
    `The rulers in Bonn are read the riot act.'
Example #2:

    Originals die Leviten lesen lassen.3
    original the Leviticus read let
    as the original was not there.'
Example #3:

    der Garaus gemacht5
    the stop made
    away with'
Example #4:

    (3)      Herein kommen wir schon, aber wie heraus.
    there.in come     we anyway but how there.out
    `We will get in, but how are we going to get out.'
Example #5:

    b. An sollst du das Licht machen.
    on shall you the light make
    `You shall switch on the light.'
Example #6:

    (5)    a. (Ganz)      zu hat sie die Tür geschlagen.
    completely shut has she the door hit
    `She slammed the door completely shut.'
Example #7:

    b. (Weit) hinaus ist der Ball geworfen worden.
    far out      is the ball thrown got
    `The ball was thrown far out.'
Example #8:

    (6)     a. Rad     würde Karl gerne           fahren.
    bicycle would Karl with.pleasure ride
    `Karl would like to ride a bicycle.'
Example #9:

    Strauss, [. . . ]
    ing up.'
Example #10:

    c. Schicht      hat von denen keiner gearbeitet.
    PA RT(shift) has of those nobody worked
    `None of them has worked shifts.'
Example #11:

    (7)     a. Verloren geht dabei        keiner, [. . . ]
    lost     gets there.during nobody
    `Nobody gets lost during this.'
Example #12:

    green politics
    `Opinions differ on fundamental issues in green politics,'
Example #13:

    b. Fest scheint auch zu stehen, daß . . . 15
    PA RT seems also to stand that
    `It seems to be certain that . . . '
Example #14:

    tun hat.
    do has
    is a pure structure science which has nothing to do with quantification.'
Example #15:

    (12)      Jetzt ist es raus.
    now it is out
    `It is out now.'
Example #16:

    Inflation und Zinsen.21 , 22
    inflation and interest
Example #17:

    übernehmen". 23
    `But he also made it clear "that we will not pay any out standing
Example #18:

    (14)       a. Los ging es schon in dieser Woche.
    PA RT went it already in this week
    `It already started this week.'
Example #19:

    d. Auf fällt, daß . . . 28
    PA RT falls that
    `It is noticed that . . . '
Example #20:

    (15)      a. auf   schrie die Ziehharmonika
    PA RT shrieked the accordion
    `the accordion shrieked'
Example #21:

    im Westen.
    in.the west
    `The sun rises in the east, but is going down in the west.'
Example #22:

    (17)    a. ?* Um färbt Karl den Stoff.
    PA RT dyes Karl the cloth
    Intended: `Karl is dyeing the cloth a different colour.'
Example #23:

    b.    Nicht um färbt Karl den Stoff sondern ein.
    not PA RT dyes Karl the cloth but          PA RT(in)
    the first time.'
Example #24:

    schon schwieriger aus.
    already more.difficult PA RT
Example #25:

    (19) Nein, nicht ab muß er nehmen sondern zu.
    no not PA RT must he take            but PA RT
    `He has to gain weight, not lose it.'
Example #26:

    (20)    * Nicht auf ist mir die Tatsache gefallen sondern ein.
    not on is me the fact          fallen but       PA RT
    Intended: `I did not notice the fact, I remembered it.'
Example #27:

    (21)       a.      Es fängt zu regnen an.
    it starts to rain PA RT
    `It is starting to rain.'
Example #28:

    (22)          * Ein war der Studienrat getreten.
    in was the teacher stepped
    `The teacher had entered.'
Example #29:

    (23) Es steht aber auch fest, daß [. . . ]
    itexpl stands but also PA RT that
    `But it is also certain that . . . '
Example #30:

    (24)    a. ?* Ab      ist Nixon 1974 getreten.
    PA RT is Nixon 1974 stepped
    Intended: `Nixon resigned in 1974.'
Example #31:

    (25)    a. Die Leviten werden wir dem Burschen lesen.
    the Leviticus will     we the scoundrel read
    `We will read the scoundrel the riot act.'
Example #32:

    b. Eine Abfuhr werden wir dem Aufwiegler erteilen.
    a    removal will     we the instigator give
    `We'll take the rabble-rouser to shove off.'
Example #33:

    b. Ein schlechtes Licht    wirft die Bilanz auf den Osten der Stadt:
    a bad           light   throws the balance on the east of.the city
    `The balance showed the east of the city in a bad light.'
Example #34:

    (27)   a. Den Vogel aber hat die Münchner Messegesellschaft abgeschossen
    the bird but has the Munich trade.fair.company PA RT(off).shot
    `But the Munich trade fair company was by far the best.'
Example #35:

    (28)    a.   * Stehen werden sie Schlange.
    stand will     they queue
    Intended: `They will queue up.'
Example #36:

    b.   * Kommen wird er frei.
    come      will he free
    Intended: `He will get free.'
Example #37:

    c.   * Lassen wird er das Buch zurück.
    let    will he the book behind
    Intended: `He will leave the book behind.'
Example #38:

    d.   * Kommen wird Karl an.
    come      will Karl PA RT
    Intended: `Karl will arrive.'
Example #39:

    (29)    a. weil    er ihr ein Märchen [V [V erzählen müssen] wird]
    because he her a fairytale          tell      must will
    `because he will have to tell her a fairytale.'
Example #40:

    b. weil    er ihr [V [V treu     sein] will]
    beacuse he her       faithful be wants
    `because he wanted to be faithful to her.'
Example #41:

    Westen geht.42
    west goes
    `I know that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.'