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C.-T. James Huang (2003). The Distribution of Negative NPs and Some Typological Correlates.

URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~ctjhuang/Course_LSA222/readings/Huang.2003.nobody.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3523&langcode=nob (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    (22)   a.   Jon har kj°pt en bok .
    Jon has bought a book
    `Jon has bought a book.'
Example #2:

    b. *Jon har kj°pt ingen b°ker.
    Jon has bought no   books
    `Jon has bought no books.'
Example #3:

    c.    Jon har ingen b°ker kj°pt.
    John has no books bought
    `Jon has no books bought.'
Example #4:

    d.    Jon har ikke kj°pt noen b°ker.
    John has not bought any books
    `John has not bought any books.'
Example #5:

    (24)   Arne kj°pte ingen b°ker
    Arne bought no    books
    `Arne bought no books.'
Example #6:

    (26) Jon beklager at Arne ikke kj°pte noen b°ker.
    John regrets that Arne not bought any books
    `John regrets that Arne did not buy any books.'
Example #7:

    (32)   Dette er en student som ikke leser neon romaner.
    This is a student who not read any novels.
    `This is a student who doesn't read any novels.'
Example #8:

    (33)   Dette er en student som ingen romaner leser.
    This is a student who no novels reads.
    `This is a student who no novels reads.'