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George Kotzoglou (2001). First notes on Greek subjects.

URL: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/app_ling/workingpapers/kotzoglou.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4049&langcode=ell (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    b. *oli javasan to vivlio14                (neutral intonation)
    allnom read3rd, plur [the book]acc
    `They all read the book'
Example #2:

    (14)    a. javasa ola ta vivlia
    read1st, sing allacc [the books]acc
    `I read all the books'
Example #3:

    b. ta             javasa ola
    themacc read1st, sing allacc
    `I read them all'
Example #4:

    (15)        javasan oli to vivlio
    read3rd, plur allnom [the book]acc
    `They all read the book'
Example #5:

    (20)     [o nikos]i(nom) agaljase [ti maria]j(acc) [PROi/*j elondas]
    [the Nick]      hugged [the Mary]                  laughing
    `Nick, laughing, hugged Mary'
Example #6:

    (22)      [i porta]i anikse [PROi trizondas]
    the door opened           squeaking
    `The door opened with a squeak'
Example #7:

    (24)    fenete [oti e a eri avrio                [i maria]nom]
    seems that NEG FUT come tomorrow [the Mary]
    `It seems that Mary won't come tomorrow'
Example #8:

    (25)    vrexi
    `It rains'
Example #9:

    (26)     fenete oti en trone              ta peja
    seemssing [that NEG eat3pers.pl the [kids]nom]
    `It seems that the kids don't eat'
Example #10:

    (27)     ta peja       fenonde oti en trone
    the [kids]nom seempl [that NEG eat3pers.pl]
    roughly: `You can see on the kids that they don't eat'