The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Frank, Robert (2005). Phase theory and Tree Adjoining Grammar.

URL: http://www.cog.jhu.edu/faculty/frank/papers/phase-paper-revised.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-02).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1641&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (90)   Mér mistókust allar tilarunirnar.
    me.dat failed.3pl all the attempts.nom
    `I failed in all the attempts.'
Example #2:

    (113)    * Žaš viršast einhverjum manni hestarnir           vera seinir.
    there seem-pl some        man-dat the horses-nom to be slow
    `A man finds the horses slow.'
Example #3:

    (114)    * Žaš voru gefnar strįknum gjafir.                                                 (Holmberg 2001).
    there were given.pl the boy presents
    `The boy was given presents.'
Example #4:

    (115)   Žaš finnast mörgum stśdentum/ *einhverjum stśdent tölvurnar ljótar
    EXPL find.pl many students.dat some student.dat   the       computers.nom
    `Many students find the computers ugly.'
Example #5:

    (116)   a.     Hverjum hafa hestarnir
    who-dat have the horses-nom seemed           to be slow
    `To whom have the horses seemed to be slow?'
Example #6:

    (117)   Hverjum hefur virst Ólafur vera gįfašur?
    who.dat has seemed Olaf.nom to be intelligent
    `To who did Olaf seem to be intelligent?'
Example #7:

    (i)   Henni leiddust strįkarnir.                                                        (Siguršsson 1996)
    her.dat bored.3pl the boys.nom
    `She found the boys boring.'
Example #8:

    (i)   * Ther     myndi Ólafur žį hafa virst vera gįfašur
    them.dat would Olaf.nom then have seemed be-inf intelligent
    `To them, Olaf would then have seem to be intelligent.'