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Norio Nasu (2001). Towards a theory of non-cyclic A-movement.

URL: http://www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/pgr/egspll/volume3/nasu.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 430&langcode=arb (2018-01-23).


Example #1:

    7)    n-nisaa -u                 daxal{-na / *-at}           makaatib-a-hunna
    the-women(3.    PL.F.)-NOM    entered{-3.PL.F. / *-3.  SG.F. } office(PL.)-ACC-their
    `The women have entered their offices.'           (Fassi Fehri, 1993: 32)
Example #2:

    8)    daxal{ *-na / -at}              n-nisaa -u              makaatib-a-hunna
    entered{ *-3.   PL.F.   / -3.SG.F.}   the-women(3.  PL.F.)-NOM   office(PL.)-ACC-their
    `The women have entered their offices.'             (Fassi Fehri, 1993: 32)
Example #3:

    9)    jaa -a            al- awlaad-u
    came-3.   SG.M.   the-boys(3.PL.M.)-NO       M
    `The boys came.'                     (Mohammad, 1990: 95)
Example #4:

    11)      inna-hu                          amat-u                      llah-i              daahib-at-um
    that-expl(3.sg.m.)               slave(3.sg.f.)-nom             Allah-gen           going-3.sg.f.-nom
    `It is Allah's slave going.'            (Fassi Fehri, 1993: 41)
Example #5:

    15) a. jaa -a                   al- awlaad-u.
    came-3.   SG.M.   the-boys-NO   M
    `The boys came.'                          (Arabic; Mohammad 1990: 95)
Example #6:

    18)       -uriid-u                   an   ya-xruj-a               al- ullaab-u.
    1.sg.-want-indic          comp 3.sg.m.-leave-subj the-students-nom
    `I want the students to leave.'                  (Plunkett, 1993: 240)
Example #7:

    22) qara -a al- awlaad-u kitaab-an.
    read-3.SG.M. the-boys-NOM book-AC          C
    `The boys read a book.'                                  (Mohammad, 1990: 96)
Example #8:

    23) a. kaan-a           al- awlaad-u                  ya-l ab-uun.
    be.past-3.sg.m.              the-children(3.pl.m.)-nom   imperf.3.m.-play-pl.m.
    `The children were playing.'
Example #9:

    a-laa    y-a tii              zayd-un
    Q-not     3.SG.M.-come         Zayd-NOM
    `Isn't Zayd coming?'
Example #10:

    b. -uriid-u                an      laa    y-a tiy-a            zayd-un
    1.SG.-want-INDIC that          not3.SG.M.-come-SUBJ Zayd-NOM
    `I want Zayd not to come.    '                          (Fassi Fehri 1993: 26)
Example #11:

    b. marra                   rajul-un               bi- ahmad-a.
    passed           man-NOM          with-Ahmad
    `A man passed by Ahmad.'