The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Pesetsky, David (1999). Phrasal Movement and its Kin.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/www/pesetsky/wh.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 94&langcode=bul (2019-07-19).


Example #1:

    Koj kakvo na kogo dade?
    Who what to whom gave?
    'Who gave what to whom?'
Example #2:

    a. Koj kakvo na kogo dade?              [all wh-phrases move]
    who what to whom gave
    'Who gave what to whom?'
Example #3:

    a. Koj na kogo kakvo s kakvo napisa?           [all wh-phrases move]
    who to whom what with what wrote
    'Who wrote what to whom with what?'
Example #4:

    a. Koj kogo na kogo kakvo ubedi            da dade?
    who whom to whom what convinced to give
    'Who convinced whom to give what to whom?'
Example #5:

    b.*Kakvo koj vi¤da?
    what who sees
    cf. * What does who see?
Example #6:

    a.Koj kude C ___ udari Ivan __ ?
    who where hit Ivan
    'Who hit Ivan where?'