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Mark C. Baker (2008). Chapter 5.

URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/LOT/GraduateProgram/LotSchools/zomerschool%202006/AgrC5-parameters-ver2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3539&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (8)    a. Henni     leiddust         Ţeir.
    She-DAT was.bored.by-3p they.NOM
    `She was bored with them.'
Example #2:

    (11)   ...az vayn ken men makhn fun troybn oykh.(Yiddish, Diesing 1990: 44)
    that wine can one make from grapes also
    `(You should know)...that one can make wine from grapes also.'
Example #3:

    (29)    a. María        er góđ.
    Maria.NOM is good(Fsg.NOM)
    `Maria is good.'
Example #4:

    b. Eg tel       Maríu        vera            góđa/         * góđ.
    I believe Maria.ACC to.be                 good(Fsg.ACC) good(Fsg.NOM)
    `I believe Maria to be good.'
Example #5:

    (31)    a. Strákunum        var       mjög kalt        (Sigurdhsson 2002, p. 708)
    Boys.the(Dm.pl) was(3sg) very cold(N/an.sg)
    `The boys were very cold.'
Example #6:

    (32)    a. Strákunum       var        mjög kalt,             svona fáklćddum
    Boys.the(Dm.pl) was(3sg) very cold(N/an.sg) so           few.clad(Dpl)
    `The boys were very cold so scantily dressed.' (Sigurdhsson 2002, p. 709)
Example #7:

    b. Henni        verđur          kalt       svona fáklćddri. (p. 710)
    Her(Df.sg) becomes(3sg) cold(N/an.sg) so      few.clad(Df.sg)
    `She will be cold so scantily dressed.'
Example #8:

    (99)    a. María var takin                 af lögreglunni.
    Maria was taken(Fsg.NOM) by police-the
    `Maria was apprehended by the police.'
Example #9:

    b. Ég tel      Maríu        hafa veriđ tekna (*takin) af lögreglunni.
    I believe Mary.ACC to.have been taken(Fsg.ACC) by police
    `I believe Maria to have been apprehended by the police.'