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Various Authors (2003). Excerpt from Workshop on Dislocated Elements in Discourse: Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Perspec.

URL: http://amor.cms.hu-berlin.de/~h0594bbb/pdf-files/2003-Conf-Abstracts.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-07).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 628&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    *Seineni Doktorvater, [jeder Linguist]i verehrt ihn
    His supervisor-acc every linguist admires RP-acc
    a. *Hisi supervisor, [every linguist]i admires him.
Example #2:

    Seineni Doktorvater, den verehrt [jeder Linguist]i
    His supervisor-acc RP-acc admires every linguist
    b. Hisi supervisor, [every linguist]i admires.
Example #3:

    (1) Wein habe ich nur spanischen.
    wine have I only Spanish
    ,As for wine, I only have Spanish.`
Example #4:

    (2) Den Wein, den kaufe ich morgen.
    the wine this buy I tomorrow
    ,The wine, I shall buy (it) tomorrow.`
Example #5:

    (1) (a) Der Koch beleidigte den KELLner.
    Thenom cook insulted theacc. waiter.
    `The cook insulted the waiter.'
Example #6:

    (b) Den Kellner beleidigte der KOCH.
    Theacc waiter insulted thenom cook.
    `The waiter was insulted by the cook.'
Example #7:

    (c) Den KELLner beleidigte der Koch.
    Theacc waiter insulted thenom cook.
    `It was the waiter who was insulted by the cook.'
Example #8:

    (3) Den ALten Kellner beleidigte der Koch.
    Theacc oldacc waiter insulted thenom cook.
    `It was the old waiter that the cook insulted.'