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Arthur Stepanov (1999). Late Adjunction and Minimalist Phrase Structure.

URL: http://www.arts.mcgill.ca/linguistics/events/papers/stepanov99late.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4069&langcode=isl (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    (36) a. žeim    hafši virst Ólafur vera gįfašur
    them-dat has seemed Olaf-nom be intelligent
    'They regard Olaf as intelligent'
Example #2:

    seldar/*selt žessar bękur    į alltof hįr verši
    sold-3pl/3sg these books-nom.pl at far-too high a-price
    'It has often seemed to me that he has sold these books at far too high a price'
Example #3:

    c. cf. Ólafur hafši virst vera gįfašur
    Olaf-nom has seemed be intelligent
    'Olaf seemed to be intelligent'
Example #4:

    (37)       *Ólafur hafši virst žeim [t vera gįfašur]
    Olaf-nom has seemed them-dat. be intelligent
    'Olaf seemed to them to be intelligent'