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Peter Svenonius (2005). How Phonological is Object Shift?.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/www/pesetsky/SvenoniusES_PF3ss.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1754&langcode=nob (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    (1)    a.      Han    så [VP (aldri) tV [SC analysen løse oppgaven] (*aldri)]
    he     saw never             the.analysis solve the.assignment never
    `He   (never) saw the analysis solve the assignment'
Example #2:

    b.      Han    så [VP (*aldri) tV [SC den løse oppgaven] (*aldri)]
    he     saw never              it solve the.assignment never
    `He   saw (*never) it solve the assignment'
Example #3:

    b.      Han   så den aldri løse oppgaven.
    he     saw it never solve the.assignment
    `He   never saw it solve the assignment'
Example #4:

    c.      Han   så aldri den løse oppgaven.
    he     saw never the loose the.assignment
    `He   never saw the loose assignment'
Example #5:

    (4)    a.      Et bilde av barnet, som Ragnhild syntes var pent, tok jeg på festen.
    a picture of the.child as Ragnhild thought was pretty took I at the.party
    party' (which = picture or child)
Example #6:

    c.     Et bilde av barnet tok jeg på festen, som Ragnhild syntes var pent.
    a picture of the.child took I at the.party as Ragnhild thought was pretty
    pretty' (which = picture)
Example #7:

    d.      Vanligvis gir han     meg    den ikke.
    usually gives he       me     it not he me it
    `Usually he doesn't   give   me it'
Example #8:

    c.      Sånt roter              sannsynligvis         vanligvis gutten bort.
    such messes the.boy probably          the.boy usually the.boy away
    `Stuff like that, the boy probably usually loses'
Example #9:

    (7)    a.      Ho kan ha nøkkelen, med mindre ho rote vanligvis bort sånt.
    she can have the.key with less she messes usually away such
    `She can have the key, unless she usually loses things like that'
Example #10:

    med mindre           rote vanligvis ho Ida               bort    sånt
    with less    she Ida messes usually she Ida messes      away     such
    `unless Ida always loses things like that'