The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Phillips, Colin (2003). Linguistics and Linking Problems.

URL: http://www.ling.umd.edu/colin/research/papers/phillips_merrill.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2127&langcode=jpn (2022-01-26).


Example #1:

    (46)           John-wa Mary-ga sono hon-o            nakusita-to omotteiru.
    John-top Mary-nom that book-acc lost-that thinks
    `John thinks that Mary lost that book.'
Example #2:

    (48)   a.      John-wa [Mary-ga dare-ni sono hon-o ageta-to] itta-no?
    John-top Mary-nom whom-dat that book-acc gave-Comp said-Q
    `Who did John say Mary gave that book to?'
Example #3:

    b.      John-wa [Mary-ga dare-ni sono hon-o ageta-ka] itta.
    John-top Mary-nom whom-dat that book-acc gave-Q said
    `John said who Mary gave that book to.'
Example #4:

    c.      Dare-ni John-wa [Mary-ga sono hon-o ageta-ka] itta.
    whom-dat John-top Mary-nom that book-acc gave-Q said
    `John said to whom Mary gave that book.'