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Tomic, Olga Miseska (2003). The Balkan Sprachbund properties: An introduction to Topics in Balkan Syntax and Semantics.

URL: http://wwwlot.let.uu.nl/GraduateProgram/LotSchools/Summerschool2003/Tomic.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2131&langcode=ell (2021-09-28).


Example #1:

    pijena                 EGO.
    go.1Sg.Ind.Imperf I.Nom
    2. `If he had asked me, I personally would          have taken him there.'
Example #2:

    (2)   a.     Na         zísete!                                                              MG
    that.Mod live.2Pl.Perf.Pres
    `May you live (a long life)!'
Example #3:

    (7)     ánthrope                                                       (Nom ánthropos) MG
    man/human being.M.Sg.Voc
Example #4:

    `I see Jorgos.'
Example #5:

    b.       Ti(n)            vlepo             ti(n)        gata. (Nom gata) MG
    3Sg.F.Acc.Cl see.1Sg              the.F.Sg.Acc cat.F.Sg
    `I see the cat.'
Example #6:

    (17)   a.     Edhosa         to           vivlio tis      Marias . MG
    gave.1Sg.Aor the.N.Sg.Acc book the.F.Sg.Gen Maria.Gen
    `I gave the book to Maria.'
Example #7:

    (ii)     Edhosa            sto             Jorgho               ta       vivlia.                  MG
    give.1Sg.Aor      to+the.M.Sg.Acc Jorghos.Acc          the.N.Pl books.N
    `I gave Jorghos the books.'
Example #8:

    `the big beautiful house'
Example #9:

    b.       Dhos         to           mu!                                             MG
    give.2Sg.Imp 3Sg.N.Acc.Cl 1Sg.Gen.Cl
    `Give it to me!'
Example #10:

    i              Maria.
    the.F.Sg       Maria
    `Janis, Maria knows.'
Example #11:

    `As for a book, I will take it for you (but don't ask for more).'
Example #12:

    (32)    a.       Tus            pira        tus                     markadhorus.          MG
    3Pl.M.Acc.Cl took.1Sg.Aor the.M.Pl                pencils
    `I took the pencils.'
Example #13:

    `Some exercises I solved with difficulty.'
Example #14:

    to             vivlio.
    the.N.Sg.Acc book
    `I gave the book to Jorgos.'
Example #15:

    mu             to                 vivlio.
    1Sg.Gen.Cl the.N.Sg.Acc           book
    `I gave the book to a friend of    mine.'
Example #16:

    kori          su.
    daughter      2Sg.Gen.Cl
    `Jorgo saw your daughter.'
Example #17:

    b.       Tu                     pandrevete                     i        kori.    MG
    3Sg.M.Gen.Cl           marry.3Sg.M-P                  the.F.Sg daughter
    `His daughter is getting married.'
Example #18:

    lefta            mu.
    money.N.Pl       1Sg.Gen.Cl
    `He spent all   my money.'
Example #19:

    d.      Boro          na               figo/*figis.                        MG
    can/may.1Sg Subj.Mark          leave.1/2Sg
    `I/*you can/may leave.'
Example #20:

    d.      Skopevo        na              ertho/*erthis.                      MG
    intend.1Sg     Subj.Mark       come.1/3Sg.Perf.Pres
    `I intend to come.'
Example #21:

    erthi                 amesos.
    come.3Sg.Perf.Pres immediately
    `He gave an order for Maria to come immediately.'
Example #22:

    d.       Thelo          na             pao/pai                eki.                   MG
    want.1Sg       Subj.Mark      go.1/3Sg               there
    `I want/want him/her to go there.'
Example #23:

    veaglj                    di      soare.
    protect.3Sg.Subj          from sun.
    `I am looking for a hat    that would protect me from the sun.'
Example #24:

    prostatevi       apo     ton            ilio.
    protect.3Sg      from the.M.Sg          sun
    `I am looking   for a hat that would protect me from the sun'.
Example #25:

    `I came to help you.'
Example #26:

    stilume            ta            emborevmata.
    send.1Pl.Perf.Pres the.N.Pl      merchandize
    `We have someone/(noone) to whom to send the merchandise.'
Example #27:

    c.      Tha             su             dhiavaso               avrio.   MG
    will.Mod.Cl 2Sg.Gen.Cl read.1Sg.Perf.Pres             tomorrow
    `I will be reading/read to you tomorrow.'
Example #28:

    `They shouldn't have come!'