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Miller, D. Gary (2003). Where do conjugated infinitives come from?.

URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/jbp/series/DIA/20-1/art/0004a.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-07).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 576&langcode=por (2021-07-29).


Example #1:

    a. que criançasi parecem [ti [ti estar felizes]]
    which children seem.3pl         be.PI happy.pl
    "which children seem to be happy?" (Quicoli 1996: 60)
Example #2:

    b. as estrelas parecia      sorrir-em       (*sorrir)
    the stars seemed.3sg smile.CI-3pl (*PI)
    "the stars seemed to smile"
Example #3:

    c. as estrelas pareciam sorrir
    the stars seemed.3pl smile.PI
    "the stars seemed to smile" (Quicoli 1996: 62)
Example #4:

    d. que criançasi parece         [CP ei [IP ei estar-em felizes]]
    which children appear.3sg                 be.CI-3pl happy.pl
    "which children seem to be happy?"
Example #5:

    (*parecer)[t interiorizar(*-em)     a paisagem]]]]]
    (*PI)        internalize.inf(*-3pl) the landscape
    "the verses which we claimed to appear to internalize the landscape"
Example #6:

    ele abriu a cancela para os cavalos entrarem         no curral
    he opened the gate for the horses enter.CI.3pl the lot
    "he opened the gate for the horses to enter the corral"
Example #7:

    modéstia ... sem      vermos    algum homem ...
    modesty      without see.CI.1pl some man
    "that we had reason to keep our modesty without seeing anyone"