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George Smith (2000). Encoding Thematic Roles via Syntactic Functions in a German Treebank.

URL: http://www.uni-potsdam.de/u/germanistik/ls_dgs/smith-tuebingen-2000.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 562&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    c.   * Er (x) wurde von der Nachricht gefreut
    He-nom was from the news-von pleased
    `He was pleased by the news'
Example #2:

    b.     Paul       erstaunt mich (x) immer     wieder
    Paul-nom astounds me-acc always        again
    `Paul astounds me again and again'
Example #3:

    c.   * Ich (x) werde von Paul        immer    wieder erstaunt
    I-nom am       from Paul-von always    again astounded
    `I am astounded again and again by     Paul'
Example #4:

    b. Paul    ging [den ganzen Weg]M O zu Fuß
    Paul    went the whole way-acc to foot
    `Paul    went the whole way on foot'
Example #5:

    b.     [Der Kuchen (y)]N P gelingt         [dem Paul       (x)]N   P
    The cake-nom         turns out well the Paul-dat
    `The cake turns out well for Paul'
Example #6:

    (24)    a.     Mir graut
    I-dat dread
    `I dread'
Example #7:

    b.   * Ich     bekomme gegraut
    I-nom get        dreaded
    `I get dreaded'
Example #8:

    c.     Ihr       schaudert
    She-dat shudders
    `She shudders'
Example #9:

    d.   * Sie        bekommt geschaudert
    She-nom get         shuddered
    `She gets shuddered'