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Wolfgang Sternefeld (2000). Partial Movement Constructions, Pied Piping, and Higher Order Choice Functions.

URL: http://www2.sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de/~arnim10/Festschrift/Sternefeld-6-komplett%20ferti.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2922&langcode=jpn (2022-01-27).


Example #1:

    (1)   a. Tanaka-kun-wa [CP            dare-ga nani-o tabe-ta-ka]     oboe-te-i-masu- ka?
    Tanaka                       who     what ate       Q       knows           Q
    b. Does Tanaka know, who ate what?
Example #2:

    (2)   Kimi-wa [NP [CP dare-ga          kai-ta] hon-o]        yomi-masi-ta-ka?
    you-TOP            who-NOM wrote book-ACC read                      Q
    `For which x does it hold that you read a book that x wrote?'