ODIN

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Jurgen Bohnemeyer (2000). TIME REFERENCE ACROSS LANGUAGES.

URL: http://www.mpi.nl/world/persons/private/bohnem/lotboh2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 497&langcode=fin (2018-07-19).

 

Example #1:

    a. Maija luki kirjaa       tunnin.
    Maija read book(PART) hour(ACC)
    `Maija read the book for an hour.'
Example #2:

    b. Maija luki kirjan       (*tunnin).
    Maija read book(ACC)hour(ACC)
    `Maija read the book (*for an hour).' (Heinämäki 1983: 154-155)
Example #3:

    c. Pidin              kaktusta      parvekkeella.
    I kept(IMPERF) cactus(PART) balcony(LOC)
    `I kept the cactus on the balcony.'
Example #4:

    d. Pidin              kaktuksen     parvekkeella      koko kesän.
    I kept(IMPERF) cactus(ACC) balcony(LOC) all summer(ACC)
    `I kept the cactus on the balcony all summer.' (Heinämäki 1983: 162)
Example #5:

    (15) a. Maija luki.
    FIN     Maija read(IMPERF)
    `Maija was reading.'
Example #6:

    b. Maija luki             kirjaa.
    Maija read(IMPERF) book(PART)
    `Maija was reading a book.'
Example #7:

    c. Maija luki             kirjan.
    Maija read(IMPERF) book(ACC)
    `Maija read the book.'
Example #8:

    d. Maija luki              tunnin.
    Maija read(IMPERF) hour(ACC)
    `Maija read for an hour.'
Example #9:

    e. Maija luki             kirjaa      tunnin.
    Maija read(IMPERF) book(PART) hour(ACC)
    `Maija read the book for an hour.'
Example #10:

    f. Maija luki             kirjan      (*tunnin).
    Maija read(IMPERF) book(ACC)hour(ACC)
    `Maija read the book (*for an hour).' (Heinämäki 1983: 154-155)
Example #11:

    (16)a.Minä pelkään sotaa.
    FIN I       fear      war(PART)
    `I am afraid of war.'
Example #12:

    b. Pelkäsin          itseni      puolikuoliaaksi.
    I feared(IMPERF) myself(ACC) half dead-to
    `I scared myself half-dead.' (Heinämäki 1983: 163-164)
Example #13:

    (17)a.Pidin              kaktusta      parvekkeella.
    FIN I kept(IMPERF) cactus(PART) balcony(LOC)
    `I kept the cactus on the balcony.'
Example #14:

    b. Pidin              kaktuksen     parvekkeella      koko kesän.
    I kept(IMPERF) cactus(ACC) balcony(LOC) all summer(ACC)
    `I kept the cactus on the balcony all summer.' (Heinämäki 1983: 162)
Example #15:

    (18)a.Minä näin              Annelin.
    FIN I       saw(IMPERF)      Anneli(ACC)
    `I saw Anneli.'
Example #16:

    b. Minä en näin             Annelia.
    I      did not see(PTC) Anneli(PART)
    `I did not see Annelia.' (Heinämäki 1983: 168)