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URL: http://www.hf.uib.no/forskerskole/doktorandkonferanse/Sample-handout.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1735&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    b. Jóhannes lofa>i a> ___ endurtaka sig ekki.            Icelandic
    Jóhannes-NOM promised to PRO-NOM repeat self-REFL not
    (4) a. John promised ___ not to repeat himself               English
Example #2:

    trufla hann.
    bother-INF him-ACC
    (8) a. This nerve has the ability ___ to bother him.          English
Example #3:

    (13) a. Ég geri bara fla> sem mér er sagt a> ___ gera.
    I-NOM do only it-ACC which I-DAT is told to PRO-NOM do-INF
    `I just do what I am told to do.'      (gribba.blogspot.com)
Example #4:

    b. ... ekki fla> sem mér er sagt a> ___ líka vel vi>.
    not it-acc which I-dat is told to PRO-DAT like-INF well with
    `... not what I am told to like.'
Example #5:

    (14) a. Hva> fćr okkur til a> ___ gera fletta?
    what makes us-ACC for to PRO-NOM do this-ACC
    `What makes us do this?' (www.anna.is/weblog/arc/2002_06.html)
Example #6:

    b. Hva> fćr okkur til a> ___ líka ekki fólki> í kringum okkur?
    `What is it that makes us not like the people around us?'
Example #7:

    b. *Ég reyndi a> ___ falla flessar konur í ge>.             Icelandic
    I-NOM tried to PRO-DAT fall-INF these women-NOM to liking
    Intended meaning:`I tried to like these women.'
Example #8:

    b. Ég reyndi a> ___ falla flessum konum í ge>.              Icelandic
    I-NOM tried to PRO-NOM fall-INF these women-DAT to liking
    `I tried to please these women.'
Example #9:

    b. ??Vi> viljum ___ vera hjálpa> af lögreglunni.                PRO-infinitive
    we-NOM want PRO-DAT helped be-INF by the police
    Intended meaning:`We want to be helped by the police.'