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Susi Wurmbrand (2006). LICENSING CASE.

URL: http://wurmbrand.uconn.edu/research/files/Agree.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 857&langcode=deu (2019-06-16).

 

Example #1:

    b.    weil noch nie [VP einer Frau              ein Orden                     verliehen ] wurde
    since yet never [VP a.DAT woman           a.NOM medal                   awarded ] was
    `since a woman has never been awarded a medal'
Example #2:

    b.      weil noch nie        einer Frau        ein Orden               verliehen    wurde
    since yet never      a.DAT woman       a.NOM medal             awarded      was
    `since a woman has never been awarded a medal'
Example #3:

    c.      weil schon oft           ein junger Hund         einen Briefträger gebissen     hat
    since already often      a.NOM young dog         a.ACC mailmain bitten          has
    `since a young dog has already often bitten a mailman.'
Example #4:

    (9)    a.      weil     mindestens einem Kritiker jeder Film                    gefallen      sollte
    since at-least        one.DAT critic every.NOM film              please        should
    `since at least one critic should like every movie'
Example #5:

    b.      weil     mindestens einem Kind        jede Übung                        gelungen       ist
    since at-least one.DAT child          every.NOM exercise                managed        AUX
    `since at least one child managed to do every exercise'
Example #6:

    (10) a.       ?[Jeder Film            gefallen ]XP      sollte            mindestens einem Kritiker
    [every. NOM film       please      ]XP   should            at.least   one.DAT critic
    `At least one critic should like every movie'
Example #7:

    (11) a.      weil     seinei Enkelinnen            jedem Grossvateri                       gefallen
    since    hisi.NOM granddaughters every. DAT grandfatheri                      please.3PL
    `since every grandfather likes his granddaughters'
Example #8:

    b. ?*weil     seinei Eltern                jedem Sohni                               vertrauen/helfen
    since     hisi.NOM parents             every. DAT soni                           trust/help
    `since his parents help/trust every son'
Example #9:

    d.     weil     seinemi Sohn                    jederi Vater                        vertraut/hilft
    since    his.DAT soni                    every.NOM father                    trusts/helps
    `since every father trust/helps his son'
Example #10:

    b.    [Einer Frau         ein Orden         verliehen]VP   wurde                  noch nie
    [a.DAT woman        a.NOM medal       awarded]VP     was                    yet never
    `It never happened that a woman was awarded a medal'
Example #11:

    c.    [Ein junger Hund     einen Briefträger gebissen]vP hat hier schon oft
    [a.NOM young dog a.ACC mailman             bitten]vP   has here already often
    `It has happened often here already that a young dog has bitten a mailman.'
Example #12:

    (16) a.    weil      ein Österreicher    noch nie         gewonnen         hat
    since     an Austrian         yet never        won              has
    `since an Austrian has never won so far'
Example #13:

    b.    weil      noch nie      ein Österreicher       gewonnen         hat
    since     yet never     an Austrian            won              has
    `since an Austrian has never won so far'
Example #14:

    (17) a.      [Ein Außenseiter gewonnen         ]INF hat         hier                   noch nie
    [a.NOM outsider     won           ]INF has         here                   yet never
    `An outsider has never won here.' (only non-specific)
Example #15:

    b.    [Ein Außenseiter zu gewinnen ]INF scheint                       hier      eigentlich nie
    [a.NOM outsider     to win        ]INF seems                    here      actually   never
    `An outsider never actually seems to win here.
Example #16:

    (20) a.      weil [TP proi noch nie [VP einer Frau          ein Ordeni verliehen ] wurde ]
    since [VP proi yet never [VP a.DAT woman a.NOM medali awarded ] was ]
    `since a woman has never been awarded a medal'
Example #17:

    (22) a.      Es       ist       der Frühling                 gekommen                                    German
    It       is        the.NOM spring               come
    `Spring has come.'
Example #18:

    b.    weil      (*es)       ...  ein Brief                  gekommen         ist
    since     (*it)       ...  a.NOM letter               come             is
    `Since a letter has come.'
Example #19:

    (24) a.       weil       *(es)                regnet
    since      *(it)                rains
    `since it is raining'
Example #20:

    b.     weil      *(es)      hier       Geister                 gibt
    since     *(it)      here       ghosts                  gives
    `since there exist ghosts here'
Example #21:

    (25) a.    weil      es         blitzt      ohne         PROit          zu donnern
    since     it         flashes     without      PROit          to thunder
    `since there is lightning without thunder'
Example #22:

    b.    weil      es     Donner        gab       ohne         PROit        zu blitzen
    since     it     thunder       gave      without      PROit        to flash
    `since there was thunder without lightning'
Example #23:

    ohne       PROit     ihm          die Haare      zu zerzausen
    without    PROit     him          the hairs      to tangle
    `since his hat was blown off his head without tangling his hair'
Example #24:

    (26) a.   *Es        ist      den Herbst                      gekommen
    It        is       the.ACC fall                    come
    `Fall has come.'
Example #25:

    b.    weil       es        roten/*roter Wein             regnet
    since      it        red.ACC/*NOM wine             rains
    `since it is raining red wine'
Example #26:

    c.    weil      es        hier        einen/*ein Poltergeist               gibt
    since     it        here        a.ACC/*NOM poltergeist               exists
    `since there is a poltergeist here'
Example #27:

    d.    weil      es    ihm     den/*der Hut          vom Kopf             geweht       hat
    since     it    him     the.ACC/*NOM hat      off-the head         blown        has
    `since his hat was blown off his head'
Example #28:

    (31) a.      weil der Traktor             zu reparieren          versucht wurde
    since the.NOM tractor to repair                     tried    was
    `since they tried to repair the tractor'
Example #29:

    b.     weil die Traktoren           zu reparieren          versucht wurden
    since the tractors (NOM) to repair                  tried    were
    `since they tried to repair the tractors'
Example #30:

    (32) a.   ?weil mir        der Brief      auf Anhieb       zu entziffern gelungen    ist
    since me.DAT the.NOM letter straightaway to decipher managed              is
    `since I managed to decipher the letter straightaway'
Example #31:

    b. ?weil mir        die Briefe     auf Anhieb       zu entziffern gelungen      sind
    since me.DAT the letters       straightaway to decipher managed             are
    `since I managed to decipher the letters straightaway'
Example #32:

    b.      Sie    haben den Fisch *1 Woche lang /                in einer Stunde      gefangen
    They have the fish          *1week long      /        in an hour           caught
    `They caught the fish *for a week/in a week'
Example #33:

    c.      Sie    haben die Übung 1 Woche lang / *in einer Stunde                     versucht
    They have the exercise 1 week long / *in an hour                           tried
    `They tried the exercise for an hour/*in an hour'
Example #34:

    d. ?*Sie haben den Fisch in 2 Minuten 1 Woche lang zu fangen                             versucht
    They have the fish        in 2 minutes 1 week long to catch                         tried
    `They tried for a week to catch the fish in two minutes'
Example #35:

    (36) a.     [Ein Außenseiter     zu gewinnen ]INF scheint hier eigentlich nie
    [an.NOM outsider     to win          ]INF seems here actually never
    `An outsider never actually seems to win here.'          [Meurers 1999, 2000]
Example #36:

    b.     [Zu reparieren ]VP wurde           erst gestern     jeder Wagen       vergessen
    [To repair      ]VP was            just yesterday every.NOM car       forgotten
    `It just happened yesterday that they forgot to repair every car'
Example #37:

    c.     [Zu reparieren ]VP wurden         nur blaue Autos      vergessen
    [to repair       ]VP were         only blue cars (NOM) forgotten
    `The only thing they forgot to repair were blue cars'
Example #38:

    d.   [Zu entziffern ]VP sind      ihm nur die Großbuchstaben gelungen
    [to decipher   ]VP were      him only the capital-letters managed
    `He only managed to decipher capital letters'
Example #39:

    (37) a.    dass     (*es)        getanzt              wurde                                 German
    that     (*it)        danced               was
    `since people danced'