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Carson T. Shuetze (2003). Syncretism and double agreement with Icelandic nominative objects.

URL: http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/people/cschutze/offprint_295_303.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2701&langcode=isl (2021-12-06).


Example #1:

    (1)   Henni höfšu leišst žeir.
    her(D) had-3pl bored.at they(N)
    `She had found them boring.'                               (Siguršsson 2000: 87)
Example #2:

    (2)   a.   Henni voru       gefnir     hattarnir.
    her(D) were-3pl given       the-hats(N)
    `She was given the hats.'
Example #3:

    (3)   Mig hefur/*hef/*hafa vantaš mżs.
    me(A) has-3sg/*1sg/*3pl lacked mice(A)
    `I have lacked mice.'
Example #4:

    (4)     a.   *Henni lķkašir       žś.
    her(D) liked-2sg     you-sg(N)
    (`She liked you.')
Example #5:

    b.   *Henni lķkušum       viš.
    her(D) liked-1pl     we(N)
    (`She liked us.')
Example #6:

    (6)   a.    *Henni voruš     sżndir/sżndar žiš.
    her(D) were-2pl shown(m/f) you-pl(N)
    (`She was shown you.')
Example #7:

    b.    Žiš        voruš    sżndir/sżndar henni.
    you-pl(N) were-2pl shown(m/f) her(D)
    `You were shown to her.'                               (Siguršsson 1996: 32)
Example #8:

    (i) Okkur virtist/virtust  žeir     hafa     veriš gįfašir.
    us(D) seemed-3sg/3pl they(N) to-have been intelligent
    `We perceived them to have been intelligent.'           (Siguršsson 2000: 99)
Example #9:

    (ii) Henni žótti/*žóttir         žś          vera dugleg.
    her(D) thought-3sg/*2sg you-sg(N) to-be industrious
    `She thought that you were industrious.'                      (Siguršsson 1996: