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Bruening (2002). Assignment 2.

URL: http://www.ling.udel.edu/bruening/Courses/2001-2/610/Assignment02.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3864&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    a.    Ég taldi     Guðrúnu     í barnaskap mínum sakna Haraldar.
    I believed Gudrun.Acc in foolishness my       to-miss Harold.Gen
    `I believed Gudrun in my foolishness to miss Harold.'
Example #2:

    b. * Ég taldi      Haraldar/Harald sakna Guðrún/Guðrúnu.
    I believed Harold.Gen/Acc to-miss Gudrun.Nom/Acc
    `I believed Harold Gudrun to miss.'
Example #3:

    a.    Þeir       fluttu líkið      og -- grófu það.
    they.Nom moved the.corpse and       buried it.
    `They moved the corpse and buried it.'
Example #4:

    b. * Þeir        fluttu líkið      og þeir grófu --.
    they.Nom moved the.corpse and they buried .
    `They moved the corpse and they buried --.'
Example #5:

    a.    Ég tel      konunginum hafa verið gefnar        ambáttir.
    I believe the.king.Dat have been given.F.Pl slaves.Nom
    `I believe the king to have been given slaves.'
Example #6:

    b.    Konungarnir fóru         viða og --          voru oft gefnar ambáttir.
    the.kings.Nom traveled widely and --(Dat) were often given slaves.Nom
    `The kings (Nom) traveled widely and (Dat) were often given slaves.'
Example #7:

    (4)    Ég gaf konungi ambáttina sína.
    I gave a.king.Dat slave.Acc his
    `I gave a king his slave.'