ODIN

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Walt Detmar Meurers and Kordula De Kuthy (2001). 1.

URL: http://ling.ohio-state.edu/~dm/papers/meurers-dekuthy-01.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 44&langcode=deu (2019-04-23).

 

Example #1:

    (1) Ein Fehler unterlaufen ist ihr no ch nie.
    an error crept in      is her still never.
    `So far she has never made a mistake.'
Example #2:

    (2) Ein Außenseiter gewonnen hat hier no ch nie.
    An outsider     won      has here still never
    `An outsider has never won here yet.'
Example #3:

    (5)    [Ein Außenseiter zu gewinnen] scheint hier eigentlich nie.
    an outsider     to win       seems here actually never
    `An outsider never actually seems to win here.'
Example #4:

    (6) * [Ein Außenseiter zu gewinnen] versuchte hier no ch    nie.
    an outsider     to win       tried     here actually never
    `An outsider never actually tried to win here.'
Example #5:

    (7) [Ein Außenseiter zu gewinnen] versprach hier no ch nie.
    an outsider     to win       promised here still never
    b. `It was never probable that an outsider wins here.'
Example #6:

    (8) [Ein Außenseiter zu gewinnen] drohte     hier no ch nie.
    an outsider     to win       threatened here still never
    b. `There was never the danger of an outsider winning here.'
Example #7:

    (10) Obwohl      damals    anfing, der / *den Mond zu scheinen
    even though back then begun the-n    the-a mo on to shine
    `Even though the moon had begun to shine back then'
Example #8:

    (12) Hier wurde / *wurden getanzt.
    here was      were-pl danced
    `Here people danced.'
Example #9:

    (15) [*Der / Den Kanzler tanzen] sah der Oskar.
    the-n the-a chancellor dance saw the Oskar
    `Oskar saw the chancellor dance.'
Example #10:

    (18) Der Oskar sah den Kanzler tanzen.
    The Oskar saw the chancellor dance
    `Oskar saw the chancellor dance.'
Example #11:

    (19) [Ein / *Einen Außenseiter gewinnen] wird hier nie.
    an-n   an-a outsider     win       will here never
    `An outsider will never win here'
Example #12:

    (21) [Ihm schlecht werden] sah ich no ch nie.
    him-d sick   become saw I still never
    `So far I never saw him become sick.'
Example #13:

    (24) a. [Ein Außenseiter gewonnen] scheint hier no ch nie zu haben.
    an outsider     won       seems here still never to have
    `An outsider seems never to have won here yet.'
Example #14:

    sein.
    be
    `So far she never seems to have made a mistake there.'
Example #15:

    (27) als das Werkzeug fallen gelassen wurde
    when the to ol   drop let        was
    `when the tool was dropped'
Example #16:

    (28) [Ein / *Einen Hammer] wird hier nie fallen gelassen.
    a-n    a-a hammer is      here never fallen let
    `No one ever drops a hammer here.'
Example #17:

    (29) [Ein / ?*Einen Hammer fallen gelassen] wird hier eigentlich nie.
    a-n     a-a hammer fall let           is   here usually never
    `Usually, no one ever drops a hammer here.'