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Jonas Kuhn (1998). Resource Sensitivity in the Syntax-Semantics Interface and the German Split NP Construction.

URL: http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/opus/volltexte/1999/397/pdf/397_1.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 787&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    a.   Ein Schwimmbad hat er sich noch keins *kein gebaut.
    A pool            has he REFL yet none no built
    `As for a swimming pool, he hasn't yet built one.'
Example #2:

    3         Ein Buch *Bucher ist erst eins von ihm erschienen
    A book Books has only one by him appeared
    `As for books, only one by him has appeared yet.'
Example #3:

    8           Einen Wagen gekauft hat er sich noch keinen.
    A      car bought has he himself yet none
    `As for cars, he has not yet bought one.'
Example #4:

    i          Raubvogel glaube ich kennt Gereon nur Bussarde.
    birds-of-prey believe I knows Gereon only buzzards
    `As for birds of prey, I believe that Gereon knows only buzzards.'
Example #5:

    15         Bucher durfte      man politische damals in den Osten keine mitbringen.
    books was-al lowed one political then to the East none bring
Example #6:

    39          Kaninchen hat Anna welche gesehen.
    rabbits    has Anna some seen
    `As for rabbits, Anna could see some.'