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Borthen, Kaja (2003). Norwegian Bare Singulars.

URL: http://www.hf.ntnu.no/hf/isk/Ansatte/kaja.borthen/16avhandlingen3.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-08).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 740&langcode=nob (2019-03-23).

 

Example #1:

    (2)     Han hadde billett.
    he had ticket
    'He had a ticket.' [HM, 183]
Example #2:

    (5)      a. stor bil
    big-SG car
    'a big car.'
Example #3:

    (6)     a. Ola kjøpte to hatter.
    Ola bought two hats
    'Ola bought two hats.'
Example #4:

    b. :-)Det lå hatt utover hele gulvet.
    it lay hat over whole floor-DEFSUFF
    'There was hat all over the floor.'
Example #5:

    (8)     a. Kelner, kan jeg få menyen?
    waiter, can I have menu-DEFSUFF
    'Waiter, can I have the menu?'
Example #6:

    b. Rektor var rasende.
    headmaster was furious
    'Our headmaster was furious.'
Example #7:

    c. Mor sto ute i hagen.
    mother stood out in garden-DEFSUFF
    'My mother was standing in the garden.'
Example #8:

    d. Beste skihopper vant.
    best-DEF ski-jumper won
    'The best ski jumper won.'    6
Example #9:

    (10) a. Snille kelner, kan jeg få menyen?
    kind-DEF waiter, can I have menu-DEFSUFF
    'Kind waiter, can I have the menu?'
Example #10:

    b. Gamle rektor var rasende.
    old-DEF headmaster was furious
    'Our old headmaster was furious.'
Example #11:

    c. Vesle mor sto ute i hagen.
    little-DEF mother stood out in garden
    'My little mother was outside in the garden.'
Example #12:

    d. Beste skihopper vant.
    best-DEF ski-jumper won
    'The best ski jumper won.'
Example #13:

    (11) a. Ola er forelsket i et esel.                     a-expression
    Ola is in-love in a donkey
    'Ola is in love with a donkey.'
Example #14:

    (12) a. Ola liker ikke vann.                            bare mass expression
    Ola likes not water
    'Ola doesn't like water.'
Example #15:

    (13) a. Ola syns at jenter er rare.                     bare plural
    Ola thinks that girls are strange
    'Ola thinks that girls are strange.'
Example #16:

    (14) a. Jeg lover at beste elev skal få en premie.      bare definite
    I promise that best-DEF student will get a prize
    'I promise that the best student will get a prize.'
Example #17:

    (15) a. Lege ga pasient dødelig overdose.           (newspaper heading)
    doctor gave patient deadly overdose
    'Doctor gave patient fatal overdose.'
Example #18:

    c. Kvinne vasker gutt.                        (title of picture)
    woman washes boy
    'Woman washing boy.'
Example #19:

    (1)      Kari fikk en fin sykkel. Den var blå.
    Kari got a nice bike(MASC). it-MASC was blue
    'Kari got a nice bike. It was blue.'
Example #20:

    (2)      Kari fikk en fin sykkel. Dét fikk Ola òg.
    Kari got a nice bike(MASC). that-NEUT got Ola too
    'Kari got a nice bike. That Ola got too.'
Example #21:

    (3)      Kari fikk en fin sykkel. ?En fin sykkel fikk Ola òg.
    Kari got a nice bike(MASC). a nice bike(MASC) got Ola too
    'Kari got a nice bike. A nice bike Ola got too.'
Example #22:

    (4)     a. Alle barna prøvde en jakke.
    all children-DEFSUFF tried a jacket
    `All the children tried on a jacket.'
Example #23:

    b. Alle barna prøvde jakke.
    all children-DEFSUFF tried jacket
    `All the children tried on some jacket or other.'
Example #24:

    (10) a. Jeg ønsker meg en svart sykkel.
    I want REFL a black bike
    `I want a black bike.'
Example #25:

    b. Jeg ønsker meg svart sykkel.
    I want REFL black bike
    `I want some black bike or other.'
Example #26:

    (11) a. Jeg hadde på meg en gul skjorte.
    I had on me a yellow shirt
    'I wore a yellow shirt.'
Example #27:

    b. Jeg hadde på meg gul skjorte.
    I had on me yellow shirt
    'I wore a yellow shirt.'
Example #28:

    (12) a. Jeg hadde på meg en viss gul skjorte i går.
    I had on me a certain yellow shirt in yesterday
    'I wore a certain yellow shirt yesterday.'
Example #29:

    (13) a. I går hadde jeg på meg en gul skjorte som Ola har hatt i mange år.
    in yesterday had I on me a yellow shirt that Ola has had in many years
    'Yesterday, I wore a yellow shirt that has belonged to Ola for many years.'
Example #30:

    (17) a. Det var igjen mange sykler etter salget, så jeg ga én sykkel til Kari.
    it was left many bikes after sale-DEFSUFF, so I gave one bike to Kari
    'There were many bikes left after the sale, so I gave one of the bikes to Kari.'
Example #31:

    b. ??Det var igjen mange sykler etter salget, så jeg ga sykkel til Kari.
    it was left many bikes after sale-DEFSUFF, so I gave bike to Kari
    `There were many bikes left after the sale, so I gave Kari a bike (any bike).'
Example #32:

    (18) a. En katt har myk pels.
    a cat has soft fur
    `A cat has soft fur.'
Example #33:

    c. En bil er laget av metall.
    a car is made from metal
    'A car is made from metal.'
Example #34:

    e. Ola misliker jenter.
    Ola dislikes girls
    'Ola dislikes girls.'
Example #35:

    (19) a. Bil er et kjøretøy.
    car is a vehicle
    'A car is a vehicle.'
Example #36:

    b. Datamaskin er et nyttig hjelpemiddel.
    computer is a useful tool
    'A computer is a useful tool.'
Example #37:

    (20) a. Småbarn spiser med skje.
    small-children eat with spoon
    'Small children eat with a spoon.'
Example #38:

    b. Kari kjører (alltid) bil til jobben.
    Kari drives (always) car to job-DEFSUFF
    'Kari always drives a car to work.'
Example #39:

    c. Man bør bruke jakke om vinteren.
    one should use jacket in winter-DEFSUFF
    'One should use a jacked in winter.'
Example #40:

    (21) a. Ola løper som en klovn.
    Ola runs like/as a clown
    (ii) #'Ola is running as a clown.'
Example #41:

    b. Ola jobber som klovn.
    Ola works like/as clown
    (ii) `Ola is working as a clown.'
Example #42:

    (22) a. Du er en engel!
    you are an angel
    `You are (like) an angel!'
Example #43:

    b. Ola er en gris!
    Ola is a pig
    `Ola is (like) a pig!'
Example #44:

    b. Per løper slik som en klovn løper.
    Per runs such like a clown runs
    'Per runs such as a clown runs.'
Example #45:

    c. En klovn løper rart.
    a clown runs strangely
    'A clown runs strangely.'
Example #46:

    (25)       Det er sykkel i garasjen.
    there is bike in garage
    'There is a bike in the garage.'
Example #47:

    (26) a. Ola har fått ny hund. Den kom i går.
    Ola has got new dog(MASC). It-MASC arrived yesterday
    'Ola has got a new dog. It arrived yesterday.'
Example #48:

    b. Petter kjøpte seg kjole i går. Vil du se den?
    Petter bought himself dress(MASC) yesterday. will you see it(MASC)?
    'Peter bought a dress yesterday. Do you want to see it?
Example #49:

    c. Kari har bil, men hun bruker den aldri.
    Kari has car(MASC), but she uses it-MASC never
    'Kari has a car, but she never uses it.'
Example #50:

    d. Sykebil er på vei. Den dro for fem minutter siden.
    Ambulance(MASC) is on way. It-MASC left for five minutes ago
    'An ambulance is on its way. It left five minutes ago.'
Example #51:

    (27) a. Per ble angrepet av en bjørn i helga. Den bet ham i foten.
    Per was attacked by a bear in weekend-DEF. it bit him in foot-DEF
    'Per was attacked by a bear this weekend. It bit his foot.'
Example #52:

    a. Per ble angrepet av bjørn i helga. (?)Den bet ham i foten.
    Per was attacked by bear in weekend-DEF. (?)it bit him in foot-DEF
    'Per was attacked by a bear this weekend. It bit his foot.'
Example #53:

    (28) a. Kari ankom flyplassen i en drosje. Den var grønn.
    Kari arrived airport-DEF in a cab. it was green
    'Kari arrived the airport in a cab. It was green.'
Example #54:

    b. Kari ankom flyplassen i drosje. ?Den var grønn.
    Kari arrived airport-DEF in cab. ?it was green
    'Kari arrived the airport in a cab. It was green.'
Example #55:

    (29) a. Kari kjørte en bil til hytta forrige fredag. Den står der fortsatt.
    Kari drove a car to cottage-the last Friday. it stands there still
    'Kari drove a car to the cottage last Friday. It is still there.'
Example #56:

    b. Kari kjørte bil til hytta forrige fredag. ??Den står der fortsatt.
    Kari drove car to cottage-DEF last Friday. it stands there still
    'Kari went to the cottage by car last Friday. It is still there.'
Example #57:

    (30) a. Kari sparket en fotball. Den var blå.
    Kari kicked a football. it was blue
    'Kari kicked a football. It was blue.'
Example #58:

    b. Kari sparket fotball. #Den var blå.
    Kari kicked football. #it was blue
    'Kari was playing soccer. It was blue.'
Example #59:

    (31) a. Jeg ønsker meg en sykkel til jul. Den er blå.
    I want REFL a bike to Christmas. it is blue
    'I want a bike for Christmas. It is blue.'
Example #60:

    b. Jeg ønsker meg sykkel til jul. ??Den er blå.
    I want REFL bike to Christmas. ??it is blue
    'I want a bike for Christmas. It is blue.'
Example #61:

    (32) a. Jeg ønsker meg en sykkel til jul. Den skal være blå.
    I want REFL a bike for Christmas. it shall be blue
    'I want a bike for Christmas. It must be blue.'
Example #62:

    b. Jeg ønsker meg sykkel til jul. Den skal være blå.
    I want REFL bike to Christmas. it shall be blue
    'I want a bike for Christmas. It must be blue.'
Example #63:

    (33) a. Ola har (en) fin bil. Dét har Kari også.
    Ola has (a) nice car(MASC). that-NEUT has Kari too
    'Ola has a nice car. That Kari has too.'
Example #64:

    b. Jeg har tatt med (en) kniv i tilfelle vi skulle få bruk for dét.
    I have taken with (a) knife(MASC) in case we should get use for that-NEUT
    'I have brought a knife in case we might be in need of that.'
Example #65:

    c. Per ønsker seg (en) ny båt, men dét får han nok aldri.
    Per wants REFL (a) new boat(MASC), that-NEUT gets he probably never
    'Per wants a new boat, but he probably will never get that.'
Example #66:

    d. Kari gikk i (en) dypt utringet kjole. Dét ville jeg aldri ha hatt på meg.
    Kari went in (a) deeply cut dress(MASC). That-NEUT would I never have had on me
    'Kari wore a dress with a low cut. That I would never have worn.'
Example #67:

    e. Moren hennes er lærer, så dét vil hun også bli.
    mother-DEFSUFF hers is teacher, so that will she too be
    'Her mother is a teacher, so that she too wants to become.'
Example #68:

    f. Sykkel er kult, og det er et nyttig framkomstmiddel.
    bike(MASC) is cool-NEUT, and it-NEUT is a useful conveyance
    'It is cool to use a bike, and it is a useful conveyance.'
Example #69:

    (34) a. Ola elsker en jente. *Det elsker Petter også.
    Ola loves a girl(MASC). that-NEUT loves Petter too
    'Ola loves a girl. That Petter loves too.'
Example #70:

    c. Kari gikk til en kiosk. *Det gikk Mari til også.
    Kari went to a kiosk(MASC). that-NEUT went Mary to too
    'Kari went to a kiosk. That Mary went to too.'
Example #71:

    b. Skal jeg hente en dyne til deg?
    shall I fetch a quilt to you
    'Shall I get you a quilt?'
Example #72:

    (38) a. Den bilen, den har jeg sett før.
    that car-DEFSUFF.MASC, it-MASC have I seen before
    'That car, I have seen it before.'
Example #73:

    b. Den kjolen, den trenger du ikke.
    that dress-DEFSUFF.MASC, it-MASC need you not
    'That dress, you don't need it.'
Example #74:

    (39) a. *En bil, den har jeg sett før.
    a car(MASC), it-MASC have I seen before
    'A car, I have seen it before.'
Example #75:

    b. *En kjole, den trenger du ikke.
    a dress, it-MASC need you not
    'A dress, you don't need it.'
Example #76:

    (40) a. Bil, dét har jeg sett før.
    car(MASC), that-NEUT I have seen before
    'A car, that I have seen before.'
Example #77:

    b. Kjole, dét trenger du ikke.
    dress(MASC), that-NEUT need you not
    'A dress, that you don't need.'
Example #78:

    (41) a. *Bil, den har jeg sett før.
    car(MASC), it-MASC have I seen before
    'A car, I have seen it (i.e. the car) before.'
Example #79:

    b. *Kjole, den trenger du ikke.
    dress(MASC), it-MASC need you not
    'A dress, you don't need it (i.e. the dress).'
Example #80:

    (42) a. (?)En bil, dét har jeg sett før.
    car(MASC), that-NEUT I have seen before
    'A car, that I have seen before.'
Example #81:

    b. (?)En kjole, dét trenger du ikke.
    dress(MASC), that-NEUT need you not
    'A dress, that you don't need.'
Example #82:

    B:    Jeg har bil.
    I have car
    `I have a car.'
Example #83:

    C:    Dét har jeg og.
    that have I too
    `I have that as well.'
Example #84:

    (44) A:     Jeg ser etter Mari. Har noen sett Mari?
    I look after Mari. have somebody seen Mari
    `I am looking for Mary. Has anybody seen Mary?'
Example #85:

    B:    Jeg har sett Mari.
    I have seen Mari
    `I have seen Mary.'
Example #86:

    C:    Jeg har også sett henne.
    I have too seen her
    'I have also seen her.'
Example #87:

    (45) a. Det ligger kniv på bordet.
    there lies knife on table-DEF
    'There is a knife on the table.'
Example #88:

    b. Det ligger en ting/en dings/en greie/et objekt på bordet.
    there lies a thing/an object on table-DEF
    'There is a thing/an object on the table.'
Example #89:

    (49) a. Alle barna luktet på noen blomster.
    all children-DEFSUFF smelled on some flowers
    'All the children smelled some flowers.'
Example #90:

    b. Alle barna luktet på blomster.
    all children smelled on flowers
    'All the children smelled flowers.'
Example #91:

    (50) a. Kari ønsker seg noen spesifikke bøker til jul.
    Kari wants REFL some specific books to Christmas
    'Kari wants some books for Christmas.'
Example #92:

    b. *Kari ønsker seg spesifikke bøker til jul.
    Kari wants REFL specific books to Christmas
    Intended interpretation: 'Kari wants some specific books for Christmas.'
Example #93:

    (51) a. Det var igjen mange sykler etter salget, så Ola ga noen sykler til Kari.
    there were left many bikes after sale-DEFSUFF, so Ola gave some bikes to Kari
    'There were many bikes left from the sale, so Ola gave some bikes to Kari.'
Example #94:

    b. Det var igjen mange sykler etter salget, så Ola ga sykler til Kari.
    there were left many bikes after sale-DEFSUFF, so Ola gave bikes to Kari
    'There were many bikes left from the sale, so Ola gave bikes to Kari. '
Example #95:

    (52) a. Kari plukket noen blomster. De var røde.
    Kari picked some flowers. they were red
    'Kari picked some flowers. They were red.'
Example #96:

    b. Kari plukket blomster. De var røde.
    Kari picked flowers. they were red
    'Kari picked some flowers. They were red.'
Example #97:

    (53) a. Kari ønsker seg noen plastikkdyr til jul. De er grønne./De skal være grønne.
    green
    'Kari wants some plastic animals for Christmas. They are/shall be green.'
Example #98:

    b. Kari ønsker seg plastikkdyr til jul. ?(?)De er grønne./De skal være grønne.
    green
    'Kari wants plastic animals for Christmas. ?(?)They are green. They shall be gre
Example #99:

    (54) a. Kari ønsket seg plastikkdyr, men det fikk hun ikke.
    Kari wanted REFL plastic-animals, but that-NEUT got she not
    'Kari wanted plastic animals, but that she didn't get/ she didn't get any.'
Example #100:

    b. Kari ønsket seg noen plastikkdyr, ?men det fikk hun ikke.
    Kari wanted REFL some plastic-animals, but that-NEUT got she not
    'Kari wanted some plastic animals, but that she didn't get/ she didn't get any.'
Example #101:

    (55) a. *Bøker, de ønsker jeg meg.
    books, they want I REFL
    'Books, they I want.'
Example #102:

    b. Bøker, det ønsker jeg meg.
    books, it-NEUT want I REFL
    'Books, that I want.'
Example #103:

    (i) Katter, de/*det har lang hale.
    cats, they/*it-NEUT have long tail
    'Cats, they have a long tail.'
Example #104:

    b. Ola ønsker seg stor, fin bil.
    Ola wants REFL big, nice car
    'Ola wants a big, nice car.'
Example #105:

    c. Ola ønsker seg bil med aircondition.
    Ola wants REFL car with air-condition
    'Ola wants a car with air condition.'
Example #106:

    d. Ola ønsker seg bil som han kan kjøre med på vinterføre.
    Ola wants REFL car that he can drive with on winter-weather-conditions
    'Ola wants a car that he can use on icy roads.'
Example #107:

    e. Ola ønsker seg bil, som han egentlig ikke trenger.
    Ola wants REFL car, which he really not needs
    'Ola wants a car, which he really doesn't need.'
Example #108:

    f. ?Ola ønsker seg bil å leke med.
    Ola wants REFL car to play with
    'Ola wants a car to play with.'
Example #109:

    g. Ola ønsker seg bil, buss og båt.
    Ola wants REFL car, bus and boat
    'Ola wants a car, a bus, and a boat.'
Example #110:

    b. Rullebrett er kult.
    skate-board is cool
    E.g. 'To use a skate board is cool.'
Example #111:

    c. Billett er allerede bestilt.
    ticket is already ordered
    'A ticket has already been ordered.'
Example #112:

    e. Sykebil er på vei.
    ambulance is on way
    'An ambulance is on its way.'
Example #113:

    f. Traktor ble tatt i bruk her til lands først etter krigen.
    tractor was taken in use here in country first after war-DEFSUFF
    'Tractors were used in this country only after the war.'
Example #114:

    g. [...] selv om ny traktor står på ønskelista.
    even if new tractor stands on wishing-list
    '[...] even though a new tractor is on my list of wants.' [NOD, 4]
Example #115:

    b. Da hadde han sikkert vært i telefonkiosk og ringt.
    then had he surely been in telephone-box and called
    'At that point, he had probably been calling from a phone box.' [NOD, 19]
Example #116:

    c. [...] men blir møtt av en vaktmann med pistol.
    but are met by a guard with gun
    '[...] but are met by a guard with a gun.' [NOD, 36]
Example #117:

    d. Han anbefalte rullestol.
    he recommended wheel-chair
    E.g. 'He recommended that I use a wheel chair.'
Example #118:

    e. Det er kult med bil.
    it is cool with car
    E.g. 'It is cool to drive a car.'
Example #119:

    f. Der er det flatt tak.
    there is it flat roof
    'The roof there is flat.' [NOD, 38]
Example #120:

    h. De gjorde bil dyrt.
    they made car expensive
    E.g. They made it expensive to own a car.'
Example #121:

    h. Har du bil klar?
    have you car ready
    'Do you have a car ready?'          [NOD, 50]
Example #122:

    i. Hun ble undersøkt av lege.
    she was examined by doctor
    'She was examined by a doctor.'
Example #123:

    j. (?)Jeg har aldri gitt undulat akupunkturbehandling før.
    I have never given canary-bird acupuncture-treatment before
    'I have never given a canary bird acupuncture treatment before.'
Example #124:

    (3)     a. Han er jo prest.
    he is but priest
    'But, he is a priest.' [HM, 200]
Example #125:

    b. Hva skal jeg gjøre for å bli dame?
    what shall I do for to become lady
    'What shall I do to become a lady?'       [LLB, 29]
Example #126:

    c. [...] slik han hadde sett den som barn.
    as he had seen it as child
    '[...] as he had seen it as a child.' [HM, 55]
Example #127:

    d. Som kvinne har Mona mange fortrinn.
    as woman has Mona many advantages
    'As a woman Mona has many advantages.'
Example #128:

    e. Er du ikke kandidat, du, Averell? [LLD, 23]
    are you not candidate, you, Averell
    'Are you not a candidate, Averell?'
Example #129:

    f. Hun ble valgt til leder.
    she was elected to leader
    'She was elected leader.'
Example #130:

    (5)     a. Vi har ikke vanlig badekar engang.
    we have not ordinary bath-tub even
    'We don't even have an ordinary bath tub.' [NOD, 10]
Example #131:

    b. Det er i dag ny løypetrasé.
    there is in day new track
    'There is a new track today.' [NOD, 7]
Example #132:

    c. Mona strikker antageligvis genser.
    Mona knits presumably sweater
    'Mona is presumably knitting a sweater.'
Example #133:

    (6)     a. Han bygger båt.
    he builds boat
    'He is building a boat.'
Example #134:

    b. Bygging av båt er en tidkrevende prosess.
    building of boat is a time-consuming process
    'Building a boat is a time consuming process.
Example #135:

    b. Som eier av bil må du regne med store utgifter.
    as owner of car must you regard with big expenses
    'As a car owner you can expect big expenses.'
Example #136:

    (8)     a. Han bestilte billett.
    he ordered ticket
    'He ordered a ticket.'
Example #137:

    b. Billett ble bestilt i forrige uke.
    ticket was ordered in last week
    'A ticket was ordered last week.'
Example #138:

    (9)   a. Jeg tok med dyne.
    I took with quilt
    'I brought a quilt.'
Example #139:

    b. Dyne tok jeg med.
    quilt took I with
    'A quilt I brought.'
Example #140:

    (10) a. Det er kjekt å ha bil.
    it is handy to have car
    'It is handy to have a car.'
Example #141:

    b. Bil er kjekt å ha.
    car is handy to have
    'A car is handy to have.'
Example #142:

    (11) a. Jeg trenger bil sånn en gang iblant.
    I need car so one time in now-and-then
    'I need a car now and then.'
Example #143:

    b. Trenger du bil sånn en gang iblant?
    need you car so one time now-and-then
    'Do you need a car now and then?' [NOD, 15]
Example #144:

    (12) a. Sykebil er underveis.
    ambulance is under-way
    'An ambulance is on its way.'
Example #145:

    b. Det er sykebil underveis.
    it is ambulance under-way
    'There is an ambulance on its way.'
Example #146:

    (14) a. Per har fin bil.
    Per has nice-COMM.SG car(MASC)
    'Per has a nice car.'
Example #147:

    (15) Bil er kjekt/*kjekk å ha.
    car(MASC) is handy-NEUT/*handy-COMM to have
    'A car is handy to have.'
Example #148:

    (16) Bilen min er kjekk/*kjekt å ha.
    car-DEF mine is handy-MASC/*handy-NEUT to have
    'My car is handy to have.'
Example #149:

    (18) a. Har du hus stående klart?
    have you house(NEUT) standing ready-NEUT
    'Do you have a house ready?'
Example #150:

    b. Har du bil klar?
    have you car(MASC) ready-COMM
    'Do you have a car ready?' [NOD, 50]
Example #151:

    (19) a. ??Gjorde du duk ren/*rent da jeg kom?
    did you cloth clean-MASC/clean-NEUT when I came
    'Were you making a cloth clean when I came?'
Example #152:

    b. ??Å gjøre kniv sløv/*sløvt er ikke noe vanskelig.
    to make knife sharp-MASC/sharp-NEUT is not something difficult
    'To make a knife sharp is not difficult.'
Example #153:

    b. Hun mislyktes som mor.
    she failed as mother
    'She failed as a mother.'
Example #154:

    b. */??Ola slo jente.
    Ola hit girl
    'Ola hit a girl.'
Example #155:

    (3)     a. Vi får ta med paraply.
    we get take with umbrella
    'We should bring an umbrella.' [NOD, 13]
Example #156:

    b. De ble enige om å bruke tankbil.
    they became agreed about to use tank-car
    'They agreed to use a tank truck.'     [NOD, 30]
Example #157:

    b. */??Per er kjernekar.
    Per is splendid-chap
    'Per is a splendid chap.'
Example #158:

    (5)     a. Ola satt i */??(en) bil i nærheten da bomben eksploderte.
    Ola sat in (a) car in neighborhood-DEFSUFF when bomb-DEFSUFF exploded
    `Ola sat in a car nearby when the bomb exploded.'
Example #159:

    b. En gang ødela Per nesten */??(en) stol fordi han var så tung.
    one time destroyed Per almost (a) chair because he was so heavy
    `Once, Per almost destroyed a chair because he was so heavy.'
Example #160:

    c. Jeg har funnet meg kopp.
    I have found REFL cup
    'I have found myself a cup.'
Example #161:

    (7)     a. */?? Det er mann i hagen.
    there comes man in garden-DEFSUFF
    'There is a man in the garden.'
Example #162:

    b. Det er sykkel i garasjen.
    there is bike in garage-DEFSUFF
    'There is a bike in the garage.'
Example #163:

    c. *Kari kjøpte sykkel ny.
    Kari bought bike new
    'Kari bought a bike new.'
Example #164:

    d. Har du bil klar?
    have you car ready
    'Do you have a car ready?'
Example #165:

    (10) a. Jeg har kjørt T-bane en hel del.
    I have driven underground a whole lot
    'I have taken the underground a whole lot.'
Example #166:

    (11) a. Trenger du bil sånn en gang iblant?
    need you car approximately one time among
    'Do you need a car now and then?'        [NOD, 15]
Example #167:

    b. Billett/sykkel/datamaskin/ ... er allerede bestilt.
    ticket/bike/computer/ ... is already ordered
    A ticket/a bike/a computer ... is already ordered.'
Example #168:

    (12) a. Jeg kjørte en bil til verkstedet.
    I drove a car to garage-DEFSUFF
    'I drove a car to the garage.'
Example #169:

    b. Jeg kjørte bil til verkstedet.
    I drove car to garage-DEFSUFF
    'I went to the garage by car.'
Example #170:

    (13) a. Jeg så en orm i en frakk.
    I saw a snake in a coat
    'I saw a snake inside a coat.'/'I saw a snake wearing a coat.'
Example #171:

    b. Jeg så en orm i frakk.
    I saw a snake in coat
    'I saw a snake wearing a coat.'
Example #172:

    (14) a. Bil er et kjøretøy.
    car is a vehicle
    'A car is a vehicle.'
Example #173:

    b. Buss er greit.
    bus is ok
    E.g.: 'To take the bus is OK.'
Example #174:

    c. Søppeldunk mangler.
    garbage-can lacks
    'There is no garbage can.'
Example #175:

    d. Sykebil er på vei.
    ambulance is on way
    'An ambulance is on its way.'
Example #176:

    e. Billett er bestilt.
    ticket is ordered-PASS
    'A ticket has been ordered.'
Example #177:

    (15) a. Det er kanin i buret ditt.
    it is rabbit in cage-DEF yours
    'There is a rabbit in your cage.'
Example #178:

    (16) a. Per baker kake.
    Per bakes cake
    'Per is baking a cake.'
Example #179:

    (17) a. Han ble bitt av hoggorm.
    he was bitten by snake
    'He was bitten by a snake.'
Example #180:

    (18) a. Jeg tok bildet med telelinse.
    I took picture-DEFSUFF with tele-photo-lense
    'I took the picture with a tele-photo lens.'
Example #181:

    (21) a. En gang skulle jeg bli lege.
    one time should I become doctor
    'Once I was supposed to become a doctor.' [HM, 48]
Example #182:

    b. Jeg hadde anlegg som muldyrdriver.
    I had talent as mule-driver
    'I was a talented mule driver.'   [LLB, 8]
Example #183:

    (22) a. */??Per er person.
    Per is person
    'Per is a person.'
Example #184:

    b. */??Han er kjernekar.
    he is splendid-chap
    'He is a splendid chap.'
Example #185:

    (23) a. ??Per er liten gutt.
    Per is little boy
    'Per is a little boy.'
Example #186:

    b. Som liten gutt lekte Per mye.
    as little boy played Per much
    'As a little boy Per played a lot.'
Example #187:

    b. Det er brann.
    it is fire
    'There is a fire.'
Example #188:

    (26) a. Ola har fått ny sykkel.
    Ola has got new bike
    'Ola has got a new bike.'
Example #189:

    b. Vi hadde menighetssøster i Åfjord den gang.
    we had district-nurse in Åfjord that time
    'We had a district nurse in Åfjord at that time.'
Example #190:

    c. Hun ble så glad fordi noen ville lage snømann til henne.
    she became so happy because someone would make snow-man to her
    'She became so happy because someone wanted to make her a snow man.'
Example #191:

    d. Dottera skifter tak i hankane på sinkbaljen.
    daughter-DEFSUFF shifts grip in handles on zink-tub-DEFSUFF
    'The daughter changes her grip of the zinc tub's handles.'
Example #192:

    e. To år seinare hadde dei hus på byanlegget.
    two years later had they house on city-construction-DEFSUFF
    'Two years later they had a house on the city construction.'
Example #193:

    f. Men papir fra folkeskolen hadde hun ikke fått.
    but paper from primary-school-DEFSUFF had she not got
    'But a paper of qualification from primary school she didn't get.'
Example #194:

    g. Jeg håper han har bedre hue enn mora si.
    I hope he has better head than mother-DEFSUFF REFL
    'I hope he has better brains than his mother.'
Example #195:

    (29) a. Han fikk lov.
    he got permission
    'He was allowed to.'
Example #196:

    b. Per fikk sykkel til jul.
    Per got bike to Christmas
    'Per got a bike for Christmas.'
Example #197:

    c. Vi har ikke bil.
    we have not car
    'We don't have a car.'
Example #198:

    d. Han har (høy) feber.
    he has (high) fever
    'He has a (high) fever.'
Example #199:

    e. De har kjøpt seg (nytt) hus.
    they have bought themselves (new) house
    'They have bought a new house.'
Example #200:

    f. Vi har tatt opp lån.
    we have taken up loan
    'We have taken out a loan.'
Example #201:

    g. Jeg har bestilt time.
    I have ordered hour
    'I have ordered a consultation.'
Example #202:

    (30) a. gi beskjed
    give message
    'inform'
Example #203:

    b. kjøre bil
    drive car
    'drive a car'
Example #204:

    c. bygge hus
    build house
    'build a house'
Example #205:

    d. gå tur
    go trip
    'go for a walk'
Example #206:

    e. vaske gulv
    wash floor
    'wash a floor'
Example #207:

    f. legge kabal
    lay solitaire
    'play solitaire'
Example #208:

    g. sparke ball
    kick ball
    'play soccer'
Example #209:

    h. skrive brev
    write letter
    'write a letter'
Example #210:

    i. spille piano
    play piano
    'play the piano'
Example #211:

    j. avlegge besøk
    pay visit
    'visit'
Example #212:

    k. finne sted
    find place
    'happen'
Example #213:

    l. få lov
    get permission
    'be admitted'
Example #214:

    m. få sjokk
    get shock
    'get a shock'
Example #215:

    n. få/ha feber
    get/have fever
    'get/have a fever'
Example #216:

    o. holde munn
    hold mouth
    'shut up'
Example #217:

    p. holde selskap
    hold party
    'have a party'
Example #218:

    q. inngå ekteskap
    enter-into marriage
    'marry'
Example #219:

    r. slå alarm
    hit alarm
    'alarm'
Example #220:

    s. slå følge
    hit company
    'accompany'
Example #221:

    t. ta eksamen
    take exam
    'take an exam'
Example #222:

    u. ta buss
    take bus
    'take the bus'
Example #223:

    v. ta hevn
    take revenge
    'take revenge'
Example #224:

    (31) a. Jeg venter på drosje.
    I wait on taxi
    'I am waiting for a taxi.'
Example #225:

    b. Har nokon tenkt på dirigent?
    has someone thought on conductor
    'Has someone thought about a conductor?'
Example #226:

    c. Du må sørgje for rom.
    you must provide for room
    'You must provide a room.'
Example #227:

    d. Hun håper på jobb.
    she hopes on job
    'She hopes for a job.'
Example #228:

    e. Kari går i kjole.
    Kari walks in dress
    'Kari is wearing a dress.'
Example #229:

    f. Vi har reist på ferie.
    we have traveled on holiday
    'We have gone for a holiday.'
Example #230:

    g. Han kom i dress.
    he came in suit
    'He wore a suit.'
Example #231:

    h. Vi gikk på kino.
    we went on cinema
    'We went to the cinema.'
Example #232:

    i. Båten ligger ved kai.
    boat-DEF lies by quay
    'The boat is lying alongside the quay.'
Example #233:

    j. Han skriver bare på maskin.
    he writes only on machine
    'He only writes on a type writer.'
Example #234:

    k. Hun reiste med fly.
    she traveled with plane
    'she went by plane'
Example #235:

    l. Vi har flere typer spisebord på lager.
    we have several types dining-tables on storage-room
    'We have several types of dining tables in the storage room.'
Example #236:

    (32) a. til lege
    to doctor
    'to the doctor'
Example #237:

    b. til frisør
    to hair-dresser
    'to the hair dresser'
Example #238:

    (34) a. Tvert imot kunne han tilbringe halvtimevis der inne bak låst dør ... .
    crosswise against could he spend half-hours-wise there in behind locked door
    'On the contrary, he could spend half hours in there behind a locked door.'
Example #239:

    b. */??Per går med gris.
    Per walks with pig
    'Per walks with a pig.'
Example #240:

    (35) a. Bilen er dyr/*dyrt.
    car-DEFSUFF.MASC is expensive-COMM/*expensive-NEUT
    'The car is expensive.'
Example #241:

    b. Drosje er dyrt.
    taxi(MASC) is expensive-NEUT
    E.g. 'To take a taxi is expensive.'
Example #242:

    (37)      En drosje er dyr.
    a taxi(MASC) is expensive-MASC
    'A taxi is expensive.'
Example #243:

    (38) Det er dyrt med drosje.
    it is expensive with taxi
    E.g. 'It is expensive to take a taxi.'
Example #244:

    (39) Bil er kjekt å ha.
    car(MASC) is handy-NEUT to have
    'A car is handy to have.'
Example #245:

    (39)      Han driver butikk.
    he runs store
    'He is running a store.' [NOD, 43]
Example #246:

    (40)      Jeg har grønn penn.
    I have green pen
    'I have a green pen.'
Example #247:

    (47) a. Kari har kjøpt seg ny kjole.
    Kari has bought REFL new dress
    'Kari has bought a new dress.'
Example #248:

    b. Du er jo bare jente.
    you are just just girl
    'You are just a girl.'     [LLB, 6]
Example #249:

    B: */??Jeg ser katt.
    I see cat
    Intended meaning: 'I see a cat.'54
Example #250:

    */??I går ødela jeg datamaskin, mens i dag ødela jeg bil.
    in yesterday destroyed I computer, whereas in day destroyed I car
    computer, whereas today I destroyed a car.'
Example #251:

    b. ??*Ola er person.
    Ola is person
    'Ola is a person.'
Example #252:

    c. ??Kari er veldig snill lærer.
    Kari is very kind teacher
    'Kari is a very kind teacher.'
Example #253:

    (5)        Han er søt.
    he is cute
    'He is cute.'
Example #254:

    (1)     a. Jeg kan ikke være barnevakt hele dagen.
    I can not be baby-sitter whole day-DEFSUFF
    'I cannot babysit the whole day.'
Example #255:

    b. Jeg kan ikke sitte barnevakt hele dagen.
    I can not sit baby-guard whole day
    'I cannot babysit the whole day.' [LLB, 32]
Example #256:

    b. Han har hund.
    he has dog
    `He is a dog owner/ has a dog.'
Example #257:

    (3)   a. Hva er det som får en 21-åring til å være bonde?
    what is it that gets a 21-year-old to be farmer
    'What is it that makes a 21-year-old wanting to be a farmer?
Example #258:

    (4)   a. Hun er bilfører.
    she is car-driver
    `She is a driver.'
Example #259:

    b. Hun kjører bil.
    she drives car
    `She is a driver/ is driving a car.'
Example #260:

    (5)   a. Hun er elev.
    she is pupil
    `She is a pupil/ goes to school.'
Example #261:

    b. Hun går på skole.
    she goes on school
    `She goes to school.'
Example #262:

    (6)   a. Han er nordmann.
    he is Norwegian
    `He is a Norwegian.'
Example #263:

    b. Han har norsk statsborgerskap.
    he has Norwegian citizenship
    `He has a Norwegian citizenship.'
Example #264:

    (7)   a. Hun er kontorist.
    she is clerk
    `She is a clerk.'
Example #265:

    b. Hun jobber på kontor.
    she works on office
    `She works in an office.'
Example #266:

    (8)   a. Han driver butikk.
    he runs store
    'He is running a store.' [NOD 43]
Example #267:

    b. Han er butikkeier.
    he is store-owner
    'He is a store owner.'
Example #268:

    b. De hadde storm to ganger.
    they had storm two times
    'There was a storm twice.' [HM, 67]
Example #269:

    (10) a. Hun er fotballsparker.
    she is soccer-player
    `She is a soccer player.'
Example #270:

    b. Hun sparker fotball.
    she kicks football
    `She is playing soccer/ is a soccer player.'
Example #271:

    (11) a. Han er spydkaster.
    he is javeline-thrower
    `He throws the javeline.'
Example #272:

    b. Han kaster spyd.
    he throws javeline
    `He throws the javeline/ is throwing the javeline.'
Example #273:

    (12) a. Han er doktorgradsstudent.
    he is doctor-degree-student
    `He is a Ph.D-student.'
Example #274:

    b. Han holder på med doktorgrad.
    he is-doing on with doctor-degree
    `He is working on a doctoral degree.'
Example #275:

    (13) a. Han er rullestolbruker.
    he is wheel-chair-user
    `He is a wheel chair user.'
Example #276:

    b. Han bruker rullestol.
    he uses wheel chair
    `He is using a wheel chair/ is a wheel chair user.'
Example #277:

    b. Hun har rik far.
    she has rich father
    `She has a rich father.'
Example #278:

    (15) a. Hun er forfatter.
    she is author
    `She is an author.'
Example #279:

    b. Hun skriver bok.
    she writes book
    `She is writing a book.'
Example #280:

    (16) a. Han er far.
    he is father
    `He is a father'
Example #281:

    b. ?Han har unge.
    he has kid
    `He has a kid.'
Example #282:

    (17) a. Hun er fallskjermhopper.
    she is parachute-jumper
    `She is a parachute jumper.'
Example #283:

    b. Hun hopper fallskjerm.
    she jumps parachute
    `She is sky diving/ is a parachute jumper.'
Example #284:

    (18) a. Han er pianist.
    he is piano-player
    `He is a piano player.'
Example #285:

    b. Han spiller piano.
    he plays piano
    `He plays the piano/ is playing the piano/ is a piano player.'
Example #286:

    (19) a. Hun er bellonamedlem.
    she is Bellona-member
    `She is a Bellona member.'
Example #287:

    b. Hun har medlemskap i Bellona.
    she has membership in Bellona
    'She has a membership in Bellona.'
Example #288:

    (20) a. Hun er barnehjemsbarn.
    she is orphan-home-child
    `She is an orphan home child.'
Example #289:

    b. Hun bor på barnehjem.
    she lives in orphan-home
    `She lives in an orphan's home.'
Example #290:

    (21) a. Han er hybelboer.
    He is efficiency-apartment-liver
    `He is a person who lives in an efficiency apartment.'
Example #291:

    b. Han bor på hybel.
    he lives on efficiency apartment
    `He lives in an efficiency apartment/ is living in an efficiency apartment.'
Example #292:

    (22) a. Han er ansatt.
    he is employee
    `He is employed.'
Example #293:

    b. Han har jobb.
    he has job
    `He has a job.'
Example #294:

    (23) a. Hun er lærer.
    she is teacher
    `She is a teacher.'
Example #295:

    b. Hun har lærerjobb.
    she has teacher-job
    `She has a teaching position.'
Example #296:

    (24) a. Hun er lærer.
    she is teacher
    'She is a teacher.'
Example #297:

    b. ??Hun er dyktig lærer.
    she is competent teacher
    'She is a competent teacher.'
Example #298:

    (25) a. Han leser avis.
    he reads newspaper
    'He is reading a newspaper.'
Example #299:

    b. ??Han leser gammel avis.
    he reads old newspaper
    'He is reading an old newspaper.'
Example #300:

    (26) a. (?)Jeg har aldri gitt baby grøt før.
    I have never given baby porridge before
    'I have never given a baby porridge before.'
Example #301:

    b. ??Jeg har aldri gitt skitten baby grøt før.
    I have never given dirty baby porridge before
    'I have never given a dirty baby porridge before.'
Example #302:

    (27) a. Kari er lærer.
    Kari is teacher
    'Kari is a teacher.'
Example #303:

    b. ??Kari er menneske.
    Kari is person
    'Kari is a person.'
Example #304:

    b. */??Jeg har aldri gitt menneske grøt før.
    I have never given person oatmeal before
    'I have never given a person oatmeal before.'
Example #305:

    (29) a. Han bygger hytte.
    he builds hut
    'He is building a hut.'
Example #306:

    b. */??Han bygger bygning.
    he builds building
    'He is building a building.'
Example #307:

    (33) a. ??Kari er fregnete ballettdanserinne.
    Kari is freckled ballerina
    'Kari is a freckled ballerina.'
Example #308:

    b. Det er ikke lett å være fregnete ballettdanserinne i disse dager.
    it is not easy to be freckled ballerina in these days
    'It is not easy to be a freckled ballerina these days.'
Example #309:

    (34) a. ??Per synger i hengekøye.
    Per sings in hammock
    'Per is singing in a hammock.'
Example #310:

    b. Det er ikke lett å synge i hengekøye.
    it is not easy to sing in hammock
    'It is not easy to sing in a hammock.'
Example #311:

    (35) a. ??Per gir baby grøt.
    Per gives baby porridge
    'Per is giving a baby porridge.'
Example #312:

    b. (?)Det er ikke lett å gi baby grøt under slike forhold.
    it is not easy to give baby porridge under such conditions
    'It is not easy to give a baby porridge under such conditions.'
Example #313:

    (36)         a. ??Denne pinnen er paraply.
    this stick is umbrella
    'This stick is an umbrella.'
Example #314:

    b. Denne pinnen er liksom paraply i denne leken.
    this stick is in-a-way umbrella in this game
    'Let's pretend this stick is an umbrella in this game.'
Example #315:

    c. ??Kari er engel.
    Kari is angel
    'Kari is an angel.'
Example #316:

    d. Kari er engel i dette skuespillet.
    Kari is angel in this play
    'Kari is an angel in this play.'
Example #317:

    a. ??Jeg sov i bagasjerom.
    I slept in luggage-compartment
    'I slept in a luggage compartment.'
Example #318:

    b. Den verste delen av testen var å sove i bagasjerom.
    the worst part-DEFSUFF of test-DEFSUFF was to sleep in luggage-compartment
    'The worst part of the test was to sleep in a luggage compartment.'
Example #319:

    c. ??Per sang i hengekøye.
    Per sang in hammock
    'Per sang in a hammock.'
Example #320:

    d. Per opptrådte også denne gangen med å synge i hengekøye.
    Per performed also this time by singing in hammock
    'Per performed also this time by singing in a hammock.'
Example #321:

    (41) a. Den fuglen er nok insektseter.
    that bird-DEFSUFF is probably insect-eater
    'That bird is probably an insect eater.'
Example #322:

    b. Det er kjedelig å være drøvtygger.
    it is boring to be cud-chewer
    'It is boring to be a ruminant.'
Example #323:

    (42) a. ??Per er liten gutt.
    Per is little boy
    'Per is a little boy.'
Example #324:

    b. Som liten gutt fikk Per mye juling.
    as little boy got Per much beating
    'As a little boy Per was beaten a lot.'
Example #325:

    (43) Da Per var liten gutt fikk han mye juling.
    when Per was little boy got he much beating
    'When Per was a little boy he was beaten a lot.'
Example #326:

    (44) a. ??Jeg traff en jente som er fregnete ballettdanserinne.
    I met a girl who is freckled ballerina
    'I met a girl who is a freckled ballerina.'
Example #327:

    b. ?Jeg traff hun jenta som er fregnete ballettdanserinne.
    I met she girl-DEF who is freckled ballerina
    'I met that girl who is a freckled ballerina.'
Example #328:

    b. Dette dyret er en insektseter.
    this animal-DEFSUFF is insect-eater
    'This animal is an insect eater.'
Example #329:

    d. Dette mennesket er en kvinne.
    this human-being-DEFSUFF is a woman
    'This human being is a woman.'
Example #330:

    (46) a. Som kvinne har Kari krav på egen garderobe.
    as woman has Kari right on own wardrobe
    'As a woman, Kari has the right to having her own wardrobe.'
Example #331:

    b. ?Kari er kvinne.
    Kari is woman
    'Kari is a woman.'
Example #332:

    (47)     a. ?Per rengjør sofa.
    Per cleans sofa
    'Per is cleaning a sofa.'
Example #333:

    b. Rengjøring av sofa medfører store støvmengder.
    cleaning of sofa involves huge dust-amounts
    'Cleaning a sofa involves huge amounts of dust.'
Example #334:

    c. ?Per triller handlevogn.
    Per rolls trolley
    'Per is rolling a trolley.'
Example #335:

    d. Trilling av handlevogn er god trim.
    rolling of trolley is good exercise
    'To roll a trolley is good exercise.'
Example #336:

    (48) a. Per jobber neppe i butikk.
    Per works hardly in store
    'Per hardly works in a store.'
Example #337:

    b. Nudist, det har han bestandig vært.
    nudist, that has he always been
    'A nudist, he has always been.'
Example #338:

    c. Aker Per på akebrett?
    sleds Per on sled
    'Is Per sledding?'
Example #339:

    d. Mona er helt sikkert ikke medlem.
    Mona is completely sure not member
    'Mona is definitely not a member.'
Example #340:

    (50) a. Per sov i hengekøye.
    Per slept in hammock
    'Per slept in a hammock.'
Example #341:

    b. Kari bor i leilighet.
    Kari lives in apartment
    'Kari lives in an apartment.'
Example #342:

    c. Han ringte fra telefonkiosk.
    he called from telephone-kiosk
    'He called from a phone box.'
Example #343:

    d. ??Kari er i leilighet.
    Kari is in apartment
    'Kari is in apartment.'
Example #344:

    e. ??/*Han hoppet fra telefonkiosk.
    he jumped from telephone-box
    'He jumped from a telephone box.'
Example #345:

    (51) a. I bursdagsselskap kan man spise så mye kake som man vil.
    in birthday-party can one eat as much cake as one wants
    '(When one is) at a birthday party one can eat as much cake as one wants.'
Example #346:

    b. Den første uka i leir var kummerlig for kosovoalbanerne.
    the first week in camp was miserable for cosovo-albanians-DEFSUFF
    'The first week (when they were) on camp was miserable for the Cosovo Albanians.
Example #347:

    c. Ved brann må man alltid forlate bygningen.
    at fire must one always leave building-DEFSUFF
    'When there is a fire, one always has to leave the building.'
Example #348:

    (52) a. ??I telefonkiosk kan man gjøre som man vil.
    in telephone-box can one do as one wants
    '(When one is) in a telephone box, one can do as one wants.'
Example #349:

    (53) a. Det er fest (hos Kari).
    it is party (with Kari)
    'There is a party (at Kari's).'
Example #350:

    b. Det er brann (i naboleiligheten).
    it is fire (in neighbor-apartment-DEFSUFF)
    'There is a fire (next door).'
Example #351:

    c. Senere blir det liten kuling.
    later becomes it little breeze
    'Later there will be a strong breeze.'    [NOD, 9]
Example #352:

    d. *Det er lærer.
    there is teacher
    'There is a teacher.'
Example #353:

    (54) a. ?Har du gitt kalv melk før?
    have you given calf milk before
    'Have you tried to feed a calf with milk before?'
Example #354:

    b. ?Jeg har aldri gitt undulat akupunkturbehandling før.
    I have never given canari acupuncture-treatment before
    'I have never given a canari acupuncture treatment before.'
Example #355:

    c. ?Det er ikke lett å gi baby grøt.
    it is not easy to give baby porridge
    'It is not easy to give a baby porridge.'
Example #356:

    (55) a. Lammet ble spist av ulv.
    lamb-DEFSUFF was eaten by wolf
    'The lamb was eaten by a wolf.'
Example #357:

    (56) a. Per leste avis.
    Per read newspaper
    'Per was reading a newspaper.'
Example #358:

    (58) a. gå i kloster
    go in monastery
    'become a monk'
Example #359:

    b. kaste diskos
    throw discos
    'throw the discos'
Example #360:

    c. stå i butikk
    stand in store
    'work in a store'
Example #361:

    d. vente barn
    expect child
    'be pregnant'
Example #362:

    e. ligge på kne
    lie on knee
    'kneel'   [HM, 73]
Example #363:

    b. stå brud
    stand bride
    'be a bride/get married'
Example #364:

    c. hoppe tau
    jump rope
    'skip'     [HM, 18]
Example #365:

    b. slå følge
    hit company
    'join'
Example #366:

    (59)      a. Hun ble angrepet av ulv.
    she was attacked by wolf
    'She was attacked by a wolf.'
Example #367:

    (61)      a. Hun leser avis.
    she reads newspaper
    'She is reading a newspaper.'
Example #368:

    b. Kari sov i hengekøye. (?)Dét sov jeg i og.
    Kari slept in hammock. it slept I in too
    'Kari slept in a hammock. That I slept in as well.'
Example #369:

    b. Kari sov i hengekøye. Dét gjorde jeg og.
    Kari slept in hammock. that did I too
    'Kari slept in a hammock. That I did too.'
Example #370:

    (64) a. Jeg kjørte bil til jobben i dag, selv om jeg måtte kjøre tre stykker for å nå fram.
    ahead
    'I drove to work today, even though I had to drive three cars to get there.'
Example #371:

    b. #Jeg kjørte en bil til jobben i dag, selv om jeg måtte kjøre tre stykker for å nå fram.
    ahead
    'I drove a car to work today, even though I had to drive three cars to get there
Example #372:

    (65) a. Per har hatt hund i ti år. Alle har vært svært snille.
    Per has had dog in ten years. all have been very kind
    'Per has been a dog-owner for ten years. They all have been very kind.'
Example #373:

    (66) Jeg kjørte bil til jobben i dag, #selv om de gikk i stykker.
    I drove car to work-DEFSUFF in day, even if they went in pieces
    'I drove to work today, even though they broke down.'
Example #374:

    (67) a. Jeg bilte til jobben i dag, selv om jeg måtte kjøre tre stykker for å komme dit.
    ahead
    'I drove to work today, even though I had to drive three of them to get there.'
Example #375:

    b. Per har vært hundeeier i ti år, men tre av dem har dødd.
    Per has been dog-owner in ten years, but three of them have died
    'Per has been a dog owner for ten years, but three of them have died.'
Example #376:

    (68)     a. Jeg bilte til jobben i dag, ?selv om jeg måtte dytte den halve veien.
    I drove to work-DEF in day, even if I must push it half way-DEF
    'I drove to work today, even though I had to push it half the way.'
Example #377:

    b. Jeg kjørte bil til jobben i dag, selv om jeg måtte dytte den halve veien.
    I drove car to work-DEF in day, even if I must push it half way-DEF
    'I drove a car to work today, even though I had to push it half the way.'
Example #378:

    c. Per er hundeeier. ??Den er veldig snill.
    Per is dog-owner. it is very kind
    'Per is a dog owner. It (i.e. the dog) is very kind.'
Example #379:

    d. Per har hund. Den er veldig snill.
    Per has dog. it is very kind
    'Per has a dog. It is very kind.'
Example #380:

    (69)     a. Per bygger hytte. #Alle tre blir fine.
    Per builds cottage. all three become nice
    'Per is building a cottage. All three will be nice.'
Example #381:

    b. Kari strikker genser. #Alle tre blir fine.
    Kari knits sweater. all three become nice
    'Kari is knitting a sweater. All three of them will be nice.'
Example #382:

    (72) a. Han bygger bilmotor.
    he builds car-engine
    'He is building a car engine.'
Example #383:

    b. ??Han konstruerer bilmotor.
    he constructs car-engine
    'He is constructing a car engine.'
Example #384:

    c. Han konstruerer en bilmotor.
    he constructs a car-engine
    'He is constructing a car engine.'
Example #385:

    (73) a. Konstruerer han bilmotor?
    constructs he car-engine
    'Is he constructing a car engine?'
Example #386:

    b. Han konstruerer ofte bilmotor.
    he constructs often car-engine
    'He often constructs a car engine.'
Example #387:

    (76) a. Per og Kari lager garasje.
    Per and Kari make garage
    'Per and Kari are making a garage.'
Example #388:

    b. Hun baker kake.
    she bakes cake
    'She is baking a cake.'
Example #389:

    c. Han strikker genser.
    he knits sweater
    'He is knitting a sweater.'
Example #390:

    d. Kanarifuglen min bygger rede.
    canary-bird-DEF mine builds nest
    'My canary bird is building a nest.'
Example #391:

    e. Kari maler bilde.
    Kari paints picture
    'Kari is painting a picture.'
Example #392:

    g. Å konstruere bilmotor er ikke lett.
    to construct car-engine is not easy
    'To construct a car engine is not easy.'
Example #393:

    (77) a. Ola ble bitt av hund.
    Ola was bitten by dog
    'Ola was bitten by a dog.'
Example #394:

    b. Hvert år spises mange sauer av ulv.
    every year eat-PRES-PASS many sheep by wolf
    'Every year, many sheep are eaten by a wolf.'
Example #395:

    c. Per ble angrepet av bjørn.
    Per was attacked by bear
    'Per was attacked by a bear.'
Example #396:

    d. Jeg ble undersøkt av lege.
    I was examined by doctor
    'I was examined by a doctor.'
Example #397:

    e. Det elektriske anlegget har blitt sjekket av elektriker.
    the electrical system has been checked by electrician
    'The electrical system has been checked by an electrician.'
Example #398:

    f. ??Ola ble angrepet av nynasist.
    Ola was attacked by nazi
    'Ola was attacked by a nazi.'
Example #399:

    h. Å bli spist av esel er ingen spøk.
    to be eaten by donkey is no joke
    'To be eaten by a donkey is no joke.'
Example #400:

    i. Å bli angrepet av nynasist er ingen spøk.
    to be attacked by nazi is no joke
    'To be attacked by a nazi is no joke.'
Example #401:

    (78) a. Jeg sov på madrass.
    I slept on mattress
    'I slept on a mattress.'
Example #402:

    c. Han bor på gård
    he lives on farm
    'He lives on a farm.'
Example #403:

    d. Jeg liker best å løpe på bane.
    I like best to run on track
    'I prefer to run on a track.'
Example #404:

    b. De deler ut rosa TV med mintgrønne knapper til alle som trenger det.
    they hand out pink TV with mint-green buttons to all who needs it
    'They hand out a pink TV with mint green buttons to everyone who needs that.'
Example #405:

    b. Kari har lyst på prikkete bikini.
    Kari has desire for spotted bikini
    'Kari wants a spotted bikini.'
Example #406:

    c. Vi trenger nytt telt.
    we need new tent
    'We need a new tent.'
Example #407:

    e. Han mangler sovepose og regnfrakk.
    he lacks sleeping-bag and rain-coat
    'He lacks a sleeping bag and a rain coat.'
Example #408:

    f. Jeg har fått tak i penn med gullinnskrift.
    I have got hold in pen with gold-letters
    'I have got hold of a pen with golden letters.'
Example #409:

    g. Per fant (fram) kopp til meg.
    Per found (out) cup to me
    'Per got me a cup.'
Example #410:

    h. Skal jeg hente dyne til deg?
    shall I fetch quilt to you
    'Shall I get you a quilt?' [NOD, 14]
Example #411:

    i. Vi får ta med paraply.
    we should take with umbrella
    'We better bring an umbrella.'       [NOD, 13]
Example #412:

    j. [...] hadde han tatt på seg ren skjorte.
    had he taken on REFL clean skirt
    [...] had he put on a clean shirt.' [HM, 110]
Example #413:

    j. Jeg har glemt (igjen) håndkle.
    I have forgotten (again) towel
    'I have forgotten to bring a towel.'
Example #414:

    k. Per har skaffet seg sølvfarget datamaskin.
    Per has got-hold-of REFL silver-coloured computer
    'Per has got hold of a silver coloured computer.'
Example #415:

    m. Det var utrolig hyggelig å få pakke av deg.
    it was unbelievably nice to get present by you
    'It was very nice to get a present from you.' [NOD, 45]
Example #416:

    n. Bok, det ga jeg til Ola.
    book, that gave I to Ola
    'A book, that I gave to Ola.'
Example #417:

    o. [...] hadde bestilt tidlig supé.
    [...] had ordered early supé
    [...] had ordered an early supé.' [HM, 164]
Example #418:

    p. Lånte dere radio av naboene?
    borrowed you radio of neighbors-DEF
    'Did you borrow a radio from your neighbours?'
Example #419:

    q. Kari kjøpte seg viskelær med grønne prikker.
    Kari bought REFL eraser with green dots
    'Kari bought an eraser with green dots.'
Example #420:

    r. Vi leide (inn) buss.
    we rented in bus
    'We rented a bus.'
Example #421:

    s. De leier ut sovepose til dem som ønsker det.
    they rent out sleeping-bag to those who want it
    'They rent out a sleeping bag to all those who want it.'
Example #422:

    t. Vi kan tilby billig bil med soltak til alle som deltar.
    we can offer cheap car with sunroof to everyone who participates
    'We can offer a cheap car with a sun roof to everyone who participates.'
Example #423:

    d. En kopp ble funnet fram til meg (*av Per).
    a cup was found out to me (*by Per)
    'A cup was found for me (by Per).'
Example #424:

    e. En bok ble gitt til Ola (*av meg).
    a book was given to Ola (*by me)
    'A book eas given to Ola (by me).'
Example #425:

    f. En buss ble leid inn (??av oss).
    a bus was rented in (??by us)
    'A bus was rented (by us).'
Example #426:

    (3)      a. Kari fikk kopp.
    Kari got cup
    'Kari got a cup.'
Example #427:

    b. ??/*Kari tok kopp.
    Kari took cup
    'Kari took a cup.'
Example #428:

    b. Hun har lue.
    she has hat
    'She has a hat'
Example #429:

    c. Hun har stor nese.
    she has big nose
    'She has a big nose.'
Example #430:

    d. Hun har feber.
    she has fever
    'She has a fever.'
Example #431:

    e. Hun har snill storebror.
    she has kind big-brother
    'She has a kind big brother.'
Example #432:

    (5)     Jeg har en kanin.
    I have a rabbit
    'I have a rabbit.'
Example #433:

    (6)     a. Hva skulle vi gjort uten do?
    what should we done without toilet
    'What should we have done without a toilet?' [NOD, 11]
Example #434:

    b. Du kan ikke være uten kvinne lenger.
    you can not be without woman anymore
    'You can't be without a woman anymore.' [HM, 93]
Example #435:

    c. [...] et bord med hvit duk.
    a table with white cloth
    '[...] a table with a white cloth.' [HM, 149]
Example #436:

    d. [...] en mann i uniform.
    a man in uniform
    '[...] a man in a uniform.' [HM, 181]
Example #437:

    (7)     a. Denne bilen har stor motor.
    this car-DEFSUFF has big motor
    'This car has a big motor.'
Example #438:

    b. Dette er en bil med stor motor.
    this is a car with big motor
    'This is a car with a big motor.'
Example #439:

    c. Jeg fikk et brev som manglet frimerke.
    I got a letter that lacked stamp
    'I got a letter that didn't have a stamp.'
Example #440:

    d. Jeg fikk et brev uten frimerke.
    I got a letter without stamp
    'I got a letter without a stamp.'
Example #441:

    b. Jeg har funnet meg kopp.
    I have found REFL cup
    'I have found myself a cup.'
Example #442:

    (10) a. Man kunne presse opp døra uten å bruke nøkkel.
    one could press up door-DEFSUFF without using a key
    'One could open the door without using a key.' [NOD, 42]
Example #443:

    b. Det er best å benytte øks.
    it is best to use ax
    'It is best to use an ax.'
Example #444:

    c. Du kan se dette ved hjelp av lupe.
    you can see this by help of microscope
    'You can see this with a microscope.'
Example #445:

    (11) a. ??/*Per gikk bort og slo Kari i hodet med balltre.
    Per went over and hit Kari in head-DEFSUFF with bat
    'Per went up to Kari and hit her in the head with a bat.'
Example #446:

    b. ??/*Kari stanset toget med tømmerstokk.
    Kari stopped train-DEFSUFF with log
    'Kari stopped the train with a log.'
Example #447:

    (12) a. Per går med hatt.
    Per walks with hat
    'Per is walking, wearing a hat.'
Example #448:

    b. Per går med stokk.
    Per walks with stick
    'Per is walking with a stick.'
Example #449:

    c. ??*Per går med gris.77
    Per walks with pig
    'Per is walking with a pig.'
Example #450:

    a. */??Det kommer mann på veien.
    it comes man on road-DEFSUFF
    'There is a man coming up the road.'
Example #451:

    b. */??Det er jente i hagen.
    it is girl in garden-DEFSUFF
    'There is a girl in the garden.'
Example #452:

    c. */??Det ligger genser på gulvet i gangen. Den er din, ikke sant? [...]
    it lies sweater on floor-DEFSUFF in corridor-DEFSUFF. it is yours, not true
    'There is a sweater on the floor in the corridor. It is yours, isn't it?'
Example #453:

    (13)      A: Jeg trenger en hammer.
    I need a hammer
    'I need a hammer.
Example #454:

    B: Det er hammer i verktøykassa.
    it is hammer in toolbox-DEFSUFF
    'There is a hammer in the toolbox.'
Example #455:

    (14)      A: Jeg trenger et lite, lett framkomstmiddel.
    I need a small, light conveyance
    'I need a small light conveyance.'
Example #456:

    B: Det står sykkel i garasjen.
    it stands bike in garage-DEFSUFF
    'There´s a bike in the garage.'
Example #457:

    Det er kanin i buret ditt!
    it is rabbit in cage-DEFSUFF yours
    'There's a rabbit in the cage!' [NOD, 51]
Example #458:

    (16) A: Han blør!
    he bleeds
    'He is bleeding!'
Example #459:

    B: Det er lege i Mandal.
    it is doctor in Mandal
    'There is a doctor in Mandal.'
Example #460:

    b. Vi har sykkel i garasjen./ Du finner sykkel i garasjen.
    we have bike in garage-DEFSUFF/ you find bike in garage-DEFSUFF
    'We have a bike in the garage./ You can find a bike in the garage.'
Example #461:

    c. Du har kanin i buret ditt.
    you have rabbit in cage-DEFSUFF yours
    'You have a rabbit the cage.'
Example #462:

    d. De har lege i Mandal./ Vi kan få tak i lege i Mandal.
    they have doctor in Mandal/ we can get hand in doctor in Mandal
    'They have a doctor in Mandal./ We can get a doctor in Mandal.'
Example #463:

    (18) a. Nytt telt trengs virkelig.
    new tent need-PRES-PASS really
    'A new tent is really needed.'
Example #464:

    b. Søppeldunk ble etterlyst av opptil flere.
    garbage-can was requested by up-to more
    'A garbage can was requested by several persons.'
Example #465:

    c. Dyne ble funnet fram, og så kunne festen starte.
    quilt was found forth and then could party-DEFSUFF start
    'A quilt was provided, and then the party could start.'
Example #466:

    d. Datamaskin ble skaffet med én gang.
    computer was provided with one time
    'A computer was provided immediately.'
Example #467:

    e. Bil blir sørget for senere.
    car is provided for later
    'A car will be provided later.'
Example #468:

    f. Billett ble bestilt allerede første kvelden.
    ticket was ordered already first evening-DEFSUFF
    'A ticket was ordered already the first evening.'
Example #469:

    g. Buss blir leid inn hvert år.
    bus is rented in every year
    'A bus is rented every year.'
Example #470:

    h. Sovepose blir leid ut til de som måtte ønske det.
    sleeping-bag is rented out to those who might want it
    'A sleeping bag is rented out to those who want it.'
Example #471:

    a. Sykebil er underveis!
    ambulance is underway-AFF
    'An ambulance on its way!'
Example #472:

    b. Helikopter er tilgjengelig hvert øyeblikk!
    helicopter is available any moment
    'A helicopter is available any moment!'
Example #473:

    c. Dykker ankom tidligere i dag.
    diver has already arrived in day
    'A diver arrived earlier today.
Example #474:

    a. Det er sykebil underveis.
    it is car under-way
    'There is ambulance on its way.'
Example #475:

    b. Det er helikopter tilgjengelig hvert øyeblikk.
    it is helicopter available any moment
    'There is a helicopter available any moment.'
Example #476:

    c. Det ankommer dykker senere i dag.
    it arrives diver later in day
    'There will arrive a diver later today.'
Example #477:

    (22) a. En sykebil er underveis.
    an ambulance is under-way
    'A taxi is on its way.'
Example #478:

    b. Et helikopter er tilgjengelig hvert øyeblikk.
    a helicopter is available any moment
    'A helicopter is available any moment.'
Example #479:

    c. En dykker ankom tidligere i dag.
    a diver arrived earlier in day
    'A diver arrived earlier today.'
Example #480:

    (23) a. ?En hammer er i verktøykassa.
    a hammer is in tool-box-DEFSUFF
    'A hammer is in the tool box.'
Example #481:

    b. En sykkel står i garasjen.
    a bike stands in garage-DEFSUFF
    'A bike is standing in the garage.'
Example #482:

    c. En kanin er i buret ditt.
    a rabbit is in gage-DEFSUFF yours
    'A rabbit is in the cage.'
Example #483:

    (24) a. Bil er kjekt å ha.
    car is handy to have
    'A car is handy to have.'
Example #484:

    b. Hatt er ubehagelig å gå med.
    hat is inconvenient to go with
    'A hat is inconvenient to wear.'
Example #485:

    c. Det er kjekt å ha bil.
    it is handy to have car
    'It is handy to have a car.'
Example #486:

    d. Det er ubehagelig å gå med hatt.
    it is inconvenient to walk with hat
    'It is inconvenient to wear a hat.'
Example #487:

    (25) a. Bilen er kjekk/*kjekt å ha.
    car-DEFSUFF.MASC is handy-MASC/*handy-NEUT to have
    'The car is handy to have.'
Example #488:

    b. En bil er kjekk/?kjekt å ha.
    a car is handy-MASC/?handy-NEUT to have
    'A car is handy to have.'
Example #489:

    (26) a. Kari kjøpte sykkelen/en sykkel ny.
    Kari bought bike-DEF.MASC/a-MASC bike(MASC) new-COMM
    'Kari bought the bike/a bike new.'
Example #490:

    (27) a. Har du bil klar?
    have you car(MASC) ready-COMM?
    'Do you have a car ready?' [NOD, 50]
Example #491:

    b. De har sovepose ferdig til deg.
    they have sleeping-bag(MASC) finished-COMM to you
    'They have a sleeping bag ready for you.'
Example #492:

    c. Jeg har seng ferdigsnekret oppe på loftet.
    I have bed finished-made up on loft-DEFSUFF
    'I have a bed ready-made on the loft.'
Example #493:

    (28) a. Kari kjøpte seg en sykkel.
    Kari bought REFL a bike
    'Kari bought herself a bike.'
Example #494:

    b. *Kari kjøpte seg en sykkel ny.
    Kari bought REFL a bike new
    'Kari bought herself a bike new.'
Example #495:

    (30) a. Per går med hatt/en hatt/hatter/hatten hver dag.
    Per goes with hat/a hat/hats/hat-DEFSUFF every day
    'Per uses a hat/hats/the hat every day.'
Example #496:

    b. Kari bruker datamaskin/en datamaskin/datamaskiner/datamaskinen.
    Kari uses a computer/computers/computer-DEFSUFF
    'Kari uses a computer/computers/the computer.'
Example #497:

    c. Jeg har nøkkel/en nøkkel/nøkler/nøkkelen.
    I have a key/keys/key-DEFSUFF
    'I have a key/keys/the key.'
Example #498:

    (1)   a. Skarp kniv er det mordvåpenet som blir mest brukt.
    sharp knife is the murder-weapon-DEFSUFF that becomes most used
    'A sharp knife is the type of weapon that is most often used for murder.'
Example #499:

    b. Den rimeligste typen framkomstmiddel er buss.
    the cheapest type-DEFSUFF conveyance-DEFSUFF is bus
    'The cheapest type of conveyance is the bus.'
Example #500:

    c. Det hjelpemiddelet som er mest brukt er datamaskin.
    the tool that is most used is computer
    'The type of tool that is used the most is the computer.'
Example #501:

    (2)   a. Buss er et naturvennlig kjøretøy.
    bus is a nature-friendly vehicle
    'A bus is a non-polluting vehicle.' [NOD, 52]
Example #502:

    b. Hammer er et nyttig verktøy.
    hammer is a useful tool
    'A hammer is a useful tool.'
Example #503:

    c. Ett koselig husdyr jeg kan nevne er hund.
    one cozy house-animal I can mention is dog
    'One cozy kind of pet that I can mention is the dog.'
Example #504:

    d. Ett populært kjøretøy er bil.
    one popular vehicle is car
    'One popular kind of vehicle is the car.
Example #505:

    (3)   a. Han skilte nøye mellom penn og blyant.
    he distinguished strictly between pen and pencil
    'He distinguished strictly between pens and pencils.'
Example #506:

    b. Hun vet ikke forskjellen på mann og dame.
    she knows not distinction between man and woman
    'She doesn't know the distinction between man and woman.'
Example #507:

    c.Motorsykkel er et like forurensende kjøretøy som bil.
    motor-bike is an equally polluting vehicle as car
    'A motor bike is an equally polluting vehicle as a car.'
Example #508:

    (4)     a. Bil er ikke det samme som buss.
    car is not the same as bus
    'A car is not the same as a bus.'
Example #509:

    b. ??*Bil kjører fortere enn buss.
    car drives faster than bus
    'A car drives faster than a bus.'
Example #510:

    (5)     a. */??Det jeg ødelegger er bil.
    that I destroy is car
    'That which I am destroying is a car.'
Example #511:

    b. */??Det jeg drepte var hest.
    that I killed was horse
    'That which I killed was a horse.'
Example #512:

    (6)     a. Det jeg trenger er bil.
    that I need is car
    'What I need is a car.'
Example #513:

    b. Det jeg ønsket meg var hest.
    that I want REFL was horse
    'What I wanted was a horse.'
Example #514:

    (7)     a. Bil er et kjøretøy.
    car is a vehicle
    'A car is a vehicle.'
Example #515:

    b. Hammer er et verktøy.
    hammer is a tool
    'A hammer is a tool.'
Example #516:

    c. Jakke er et klesplagg.
    jacket is a clothing
    'A jacket is a clothing.'
Example #517:

    (8)     a. ??Kvinne er et menneske.
    woman is a human-being
    'A woman is a human being.'
Example #518:

    b. ??Gutt er et barn.
    boy is a child
    'A boy is a child.'
Example #519:

    c. ?Hund er et dyr.
    dog is an animal
    'A dog is an animal.'
Example #520:

    (10) a. A: Hva er kvinne for noe?
    what is woman for something
    'What is a woman?'
Example #521:

    B: (?)Kvinne, det er et menneske av hunkjønn.
    woman, that is a human-being of female-gender
    'A woman, that is a female human being.'
Example #522:

    b. A: Hva er gutt for noe?
    what is boy for something
    'What is a boy?'
Example #523:

    B: (?)Gutt, det er et barn av hankjønn.
    boy, that is a child of masculine-gender
    'A boy, that is a male child.'
Example #524:

    c. A: Hva er hund for noe?
    what is dog for something
    'What is a dog?'
Example #525:

    B: (?)Hund, det er et dyr mange har som kjæledyr.
    dog, that is an animal many have as pet
    'A dog, that is an animal that many people have as their pet.'
Example #526:

    B: Skarp KNIV er det mordvåpenet som blir mest brukt.
    sharp KNIFE is the murder-weapon-DEF that becomes most used
    'A sharp KNIFE is the type of murder weapon that is used the most.'
Example #527:

    B: ??Jeg sammenligner bok og blad.
    I compare book and magazine
    'I am comparing a book and a magazine.'
Example #528:

    (14)      a. Bilen er et kjøretøy.
    car-DEFSUFF is a vehicle
    'The car is a vehicle.'
Example #529:

    (15) a. Den gamle bilen er et kjøretøy.
    the old car-DEFSUFF is a vehicle
    'The old car is a vehicle.'
Example #530:

    (16) a. Den gamle bilen er et helt greit kjøretøy å ha stående i garasjen.
    DEFSUFF
    'The old car-DEF is a completely ok vehicle to have standing in the garage.'
Example #531:

    b. ?Gammel bil er et helt greit kjøretøy å ha stående i garasjen.
    old car is a completely ok vehicle to have standing in garage-DEFSUFF
    'An old car is a completely ok vehicle to have standing in the garage.'
Example #532:

    c. Gammel bil er det jeg ønsker meg mest.
    old car is that I want REFL most
    'An old car is what I want the most.'
Example #533:

    b. Dinosauren er utdødd.
    dinosaur-DEFSUFF is extinct
    'The dinosaur is extinct.'
Example #534:

    d. Bell oppfant telefonen.
    Bell invented telephone-DEFSUFF
    'Bell invented the telephone.'
Example #535:

    (19) a. En bil er et kjøretøy.
    a car is a vehicle
    'A car is a vehicle.'
Example #536:

    b. Bil er et kjøretøy.
    car is a vehicle
    'A car is a vehicle.'
Example #537:

    (20) a. En bil er laget av metall.
    a car is made of metal
    'A car is made out of metal.'
Example #538:

    c. En bil har fire hjul.
    a car has four wheels
    'A car has four wheels.'
Example #539:

    d. */??Bil har fire hjul.
    car has four wheels
    'A car has four wheels.'
Example #540:

    e. En tiger dreper byttet sitt momentant.
    a tiger kills pray-DEF REFL momentaneously
    'A tiger kills its pray momentaneously.'
Example #541:

    B: *TIGER dreper byttet sitt momentant.
    TIGER kills prey-DEFSUFF REFL-POSS instantaneously
    'A TIGER kills its pray instantaneously.'
Example #542:

    B: ?BIL er laget av metall.
    CAR is made from metal
    'A CAR is made from metal.'
Example #543:

    B: ?BIL har fire hjul.
    CAR has four wheels
    'A CAR has four wheels.'
Example #544:

    (22) a. Ola kjøper seg ofte avis.
    Ola buys REFL often newspaper
    'Ola often buys a newspaper.'
Example #545:

    b. Det er morsomt å hoppe på trampoline.
    it is fun to jump on trampoline
    'It is fun to jump on a trampoline.'
Example #546:

    c. Kari kjører alltid bil.
    Kari drives always car
    'Kari always drives a car.'
Example #547:

    (24) a. Skarp kniv er det mordvåpenet som blir mest brukt.
    sharp knife is that murder-weapon-DEF that becomes most used
    'A sharp knife is the type of weapon that is most often used for murder.'
Example #548:

    (25) a. Gutter roper.
    boys shout
    'Boys shout.'
Example #549:

    b. Noen gutter roper.
    some boys shout
    'Some boys shout.'
Example #550:

    c. Noen katter/??katter løper gjennom hagen akkurat nå.
    some cats/?cats run through garden-DEFSUFF right now
    '(Some) cats are running through the garden right now.'
Example #551:

    d. Katter løper ofte gjennom hagen vår.
    cats run often through garden-DEFSUFF ours
    'Cats often run through our garden.'
Example #552:

    (1)     a. Bil er kult.
    car(MASC) is cool-NEUT
    E.g. `To drive a car is cool.'
Example #553:

    b. Hytte på fjellet er drømmen for enhver nordmann.
    cottage on mountain-DEFSUFF is dream-DEFSUFF of every Norwegian
    E.g. `To have a cottage on the mountain is the dream of any Norwegian.'
Example #554:

    c. Datamaskin frister ikke.
    computer tempts not
    E.g. `To get a computer is not tempting.'
Example #555:

    d. Jeg vil anbefale telt.
    I will recommend tent
    'I would recommend (e.g. to use) a tent.'
Example #556:

    e. Han foretrekker flaske.
    he prefers bottle
    'He prefers (e.g. to have) a bottle.'
Example #557:

    f. Per foreslo buss.
    Per suggested bus
    'Per suggested (e.g. to use) a bus.'
Example #558:

    g. Jeg tror jeg velger bil.
    I think I choose car
    'I think I choose (e.g. to use) a car.'
Example #559:

    h. Hun sa nei takk til gratis flybillett.
    she said no thanks to free plane-ticket
    'She said no thanks to (e.g. getting) a free plane ticket.'
Example #560:

    i. De takket ja til leiebil.
    they thanked yes to rent-car
    'They accepted (e.g. to get) a renting car.'
Example #561:

    j. Jeg har prøvd meg på kringle før.
    I have tried REFL on coffee-bread-ring before
    'I have tried (e.g. to make) a coffee bread ring before.'
Example #562:

    k. Hvorfor snakket Joe om landtur?
    why talked Joe about picnic
    'Why did Joe talk about (e.g. to go on a) picnic?' [LLD, 22]
Example #563:

    l. Trenger du bil sånn en gang iblant?
    need you car so one time in-between
    'Do you need (e.g. to borrow) a car once in a while?' [NOD, 15]
Example #564:

    b. *Det er kult bil.
    it is cool car
    Intended meaning: 'It is cool to drive a car.'
Example #565:

    (5)     a. Sykkel er dyrt
    bike is expensive
    'To buy a bike is expensive.'
Example #566:

    b. Sykkel er kult
    bike is cool
    'To ride a bike is cool.'
Example #567:

    c. Sykkel er drømmen
    bike is dream-DEF
    'To have a bike is the dream.'
Example #568:

    Sykkel er risikabelt
    bike is risky
    'To steal a bike is risky.'
Example #569:

    (6)      a. ??/*Bil er kult.
    car is cool
    Intended meaning: 'To love a car is cool.'
Example #570:

    b. ??/*Hytte på fjellet er dumt.
    cottage on mountain-DEF is stupid
    Intended meaning: 'To burn down a cottage on the mountain is stupid.'
Example #571:

    c. ??/*Hun sa nei takk til flybillett.
    she said no thanks to plane-ticket
    Intended meaning: 'She said no thanks to destroy a plane ticket.'
Example #572:

    (7)      a. ??Gammel bil er kult.
    old car is cool
    E.g. 'To drive an old car is cool.'
Example #573:

    b. ??Per foreslo tøff buss.
    Per suggested tough bus
    'Per suggested that we took a tough bus.'
Example #574:

    (8)      a. Hun sa nei takk til gratis miniskjørt med prikkete blonder.
    she said no thanks to free mini-skirt with dotted lace
    'She said no thanks to get a free mini skirt with dotted lace.'
Example #575:

    b. Han takket ja til stor bamse i marineuniform.
    he thanked yes to big teddy in marine-uniform
    'He accepted to get a big teddy in a marine uniform.'
Example #576:

    (11) a. Buss ble foreslått.
    bus was suggested
    'It was suggested that we take the bus.'
Example #577:

    b. Telt anbefales.
    tent recommend-PRES-PASS
    'It is recommended to use a tent.'
Example #578:

    (12) a. Bil, det ble foreslått.
    car, that-NEUT was suggested
    'To use a car, that was suggested.'
Example #579:

    b. Telt, det anbefalte de ikke.
    tent, that-NEUT recommended they not
    'To use a tent, that they didn't recommend.'
Example #580:

    (13) a. Foreslo de bil?
    suggested they car
    'Did they suggest to use a car?'
Example #581:

    b. Anbefalte de telt?
    recommended they tent
    'Did they recommend to use a tent?'
Example #582:

    (i) Drømmen er å fly.
    dream-DEF is to fly
    'The dream is to fly.'
Example #583:

    b. Den nye designen gjorde hjelm kult igjen.
    the new design made helmet(MASC) cool-NEUT again
    'The new design made it cool to wear a helmet again.'
Example #584:

    (15) a. En hytte på fjellet er drømmen for enhver nordmann.
    a cottage on mountain-DEFSUFF is dream-DEFSUFF of every Norwegian
    e.g. `(To have) a cottage on the mountain is the dream of any Norwegian.'
Example #585:

    b. Jeg vil anbefale et telt.
    I will recommend a tent
    E.g. 'I will recommend (to use) a tent.'
Example #586:

    c. Ola begynte på boka.
    Ola began on book-DEFSUFF
    'Ola began (to read) the book.'
Example #587:

    d. Er du ferdig med ølet ditt?
    are you finished with beer-DEFSUFF yours
    'Have you finished (drinking) your beer?'
Example #588:

    (16) a. Bil er kult.
    car(MASC) is cool-NEUT
    'A car is cool.'
Example #589:

    b. En is er greit, men sjokolade får han ikke.
    an ice-cream(MASC) is ok-NEUT, but chocolate(MASC) gets he not
    'An ice cream is ok, but he is not allowed to have a chocolate.'
Example #590:

    (1)        a. Jeg bilte til jobben i dag, ?selv om jeg måtte dytte den halve veien.
    I drove to work-DEF in day, even if I must push it half way-DEF
    'I drove to work today, even though I had to push it half the way.'
Example #591:

    b. Jeg kjørte bil til jobben i dag, selv om jeg måtte dytte den halve veien.
    I drove car to work-DEF in day, even if I must push it half way-DEF
    'I drove a car to work today, even though I had to push it half the way.'
Example #592:

    c. Per er hundeeier. ??Den er veldig snill.
    Per is dog-owner. it is very kind
    'Per is a dog owner. It (i.e. the dog) is very kind.'
Example #593:

    d. Per har hund. Den er veldig snill.
    Per has dog. it is very kind
    'Per has a dog. It is very kind.'
Example #594:

    (2)     a. Det sitter en mann/*han/*mannen i parken.
    there sits a man/*he/*man-DEFSUFF in park-DEFSUFF
    'There is a man/*he/*man in the park.'
Example #595:

    b. Den mannen/*en mann, han har jeg sett før.
    that man-DEFSUFF/*a man, he have I seen before
    'That man/a man, I have seen him before.'
Example #596:

    (4)      Den familien liker jeg. De er snille.
    that family-SG.DEFSUFF like I. they are kind-PL
    'I like that family. They are kind.'
Example #597:

    (18) a. Den nye eleven kom for sent. Han/#den hadde forsovet seg.
    overslept REFL
    'The new student came too late. He had overslept.'
Example #598:

    b. Denne datamaskinen er fantastisk. Den/#han har alt.110
    this-COMM computer-DEFSUFF.MASC is fantastic. it-COMM/*he has everything
    'This computer is fantastic. It has everything.'
Example #599:

    (19) a. Dette huset er fint. Det har alt.
    this house-DEFSUFF.NEUT is nice-NEUT. It-NEUT has everything
    'This house is nice. It has everything.'
Example #600:

    b. Jeg så et menneske langt borte. Så forsvant det/han/hun.
    I saw a-NEUT human-being(NEUT) far away. then disappeared it-NEUT/he/she
    'I saw a person far away. Then the person/he/she disappeared.'
Example #601:

    c. Jeg så et kvinnemenneske langt borte. Så forsvant hun/#det.112
    NEUT
    'I saw a woman far away. Then she disappeared.'
Example #602:

    (21) a. Huni slo [seg selv]i/*[meg selv]i.
    she hit 3p.REFL self/*2p.REFL self
    'Shei hit herselfi/*myselfi.'
Example #603:

    b. Jegi slo [meg selv]i/*[seg selv]i.
    I hit 2pREFL self/*3pREFL self
    'Ii hit myselfi/*herselfi.'
Example #604:

    (24) a. Se på det dyret. Den hunden bare må jeg ha.
    just must I have
    'Look at that animal. I just have to have that dog.'
Example #605:

    b. Jeg møtte et menneske. Han var pen/*pent.
    I met a-NEUT human-being(NEUT). he was pretty-COMM/*pretty-NEUT
    'I met a human being. He was pretty.'
Example #606:

    c. Jeg kjenner et postbud. Hun er snill/*snilt.
    I know a-NEUT mailman(NEUT). She is kind-COMM/*kind-NEUT
    'I know a mailman. She is kind.'
Example #607:

    (45) a. A: Har du hørt om grønt slim på boks?
    have you heard about green slime on can
    'Have you heard about canned, green slime?'
Example #608:

    B: Det finnes ikke dét her i byen.
    there exists not that-NEUT here in town-DEFSUFF
    'There is no such thing in this town.'
Example #609:

    b. A: Hva med spade?
    what with spade
    'What about a spade?'
Example #610:

    B: Dét er det i garasjen.
    that-NEUT is it in garage-DEFSUFF
    'That there is in the garage.' /'There is one in the garage.'
Example #611:

    (48) a. Den bilen/dén, den liker jeg.
    that car/that, that like I
    'That car/that, that I like.'
Example #612:

    c. En jente som jeg gikk i klasse med på skolen, hun døde av forkjølelse.
    a girl who I went in class with at school-DEFSUFF, she died from cold
    'A girl in my class at school, she died from a cold.'
Example #613:

    b. Beste elev vant.
    best-DEF student won
    'The best student won.'
Example #614:

    c. Neste kunde skal få en premie.
    next-DEF customer shall get an award
    'The next customer will receive an award.'
Example #615:

    (64) Per har fin bil. Det har Ola også.
    Per has nice car. that-NEUT has Ola too
    'Per has a nice car. That Ola has too.'
Example #616:

    b. Kari [er lærer].
    Kari is teacher
    'Kari is a teacher.'
Example #617:

    c. [I bursdag] kan man gjøre som man vil.
    in birthday-party can one do as one wants
    'At a birthday party, one can do as one wants.'
Example #618:

    d. Ola [sover i hengekøye].
    Ola sleeps in hammock
    'Ola is sleeping in a hammock.'
Example #619:

    e. Har du [gitt baby grøt] før?
    have you given baby porridge before
    'Have you given a baby porridge before?'
Example #620:

    f. Det [er brann].
    it is fire
    'There is a fire.'
Example #621:

    (26) Bil er kult.
    car(MASC) is cool-NEUT
    '(To drive) a car is cool.'
Example #622:

    (30) a. En bil/bilen er kul.
    a car(MASC)/car-DEFSUFF.MASC is cool-COMM
    'A car/the car is cool.'
Example #623:

    b. *Biler/*huset er kul.
    cars/house-DEFSUFF.NEUT is cool-COMM
    'Cars/the house is cool.'
Example #624:

    c. Bil/biler/snø/en bil/to biler er kult.
    car(MASC)/cars/snow(MASC)/a car(MASC)/two cars is cool-NEUT
    '(To ....) car/cars/snow/a car/ two cars be-PRES cool.'
Example #625:

    d. *Den/*bilen/*en av bilene/*en bil som broren min eier er kult.
    brother-DEFSUFF.MASC mine owns is cool-NEUT
    'That one/the car/one of the cars/a car that my brother owns be-PRES cool.'
Example #626:

    e. *Bil/*biler/*snø/*en bil/*to biler er blått.
    car(MASC)/cars/snow(MASC)/a car(MASC)/two cars is blue-NEUT
    'A car/cars/snow/a car/ two cars be-PRES blue.'
Example #627:

    (32) a. Hatt/hatter/vatt/?en hatt/*hatten er fint å ha på seg.
    have on REFL
    'A hat/hats/cotton/a hat/the hat be-PRES nice to wear.'
Example #628:

    d. En hatt/hatten er fin å ha på seg.
    a hat(MASC)/hat-DEFSUFF.MASC is nice-COMM to have on REFL
    'A hat/the hat is nice to wear.'