The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Carnie, Andrew (2002). Syntax: A Generative Introduction - Problem Sets.

URL: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~gawron/syntax/assignments/ProblemSets.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2136&langcode=isl (2021-12-06).


Example #1:

    a) Ég hjálpaDi honum.
    I helped him-DAT
    "I helped him."
Example #2:

    b) Honumk var hjálpaD tK.
    him-DAT was helped
    "He was helped."
Example #3:

    c) Ég tel honumk [ tk hafa veriD hjálpaD tk i prófinu ].
    I believe him-DAT have been helped in the-exam
    "I believe him [to have been helped in the exam]."
Example #4:

    b) Strákunum leiddist öllum     í skóla.
    boys.DAT bored all.DAT in school
    "The boys were all bored in school."
Example #5:

    c) Strákarnir vonast til aD PRO leiDast ekki öllum í skóla.
    boys.NOM hope for to        bore not all.DAT in school
    "The boys hope not to be bored in school."