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Ananda Lima (2006). A Minimalist View on Differential Object Marking for Specificity.

URL: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/grads/lima/DOM_MLS_2006.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4030&langcode=tur (2021-09-19).

 

Example #1:

    (1) a. Ali bir kitap aldi.                                          (Turkish)
    Ali one book bought
    `Ali bought some book or other.
Example #2:

    b. Ali bir kitab-i     aldi.
    Ali one book-ACC bought
    `A book is such that Ali bought it.'                         (Enç 1991, p. 5)
Example #3:

    (15)     Ali bir piyano-yu kiralamak istiyor.                        (Turkish)
    Ali one piano-ACC to-rent wants
    Ali wants to rent a certain piano.
Example #4:

    (16)     Ali bir piyano kiralamak istiyor.
    Ali one piano to-rent wants
    `Ali wants to rent a (non-specific) piano.'                 (Enç 1991, pp. 4-5)
Example #5:

    (17)     Hasan-la Ali opera-ya git-ti-ler                            (Turkish)
    Hasan-and Ali opera-DAT go-PAST-3.PL
    `Hasan and Ali went to the opera.'                          (Kornfilt 1997, p. 1
Example #6:

    (18)     *Ali opera-ya Hasan-la git-ti-ler.
    Ali opera-DAT Hasan-and go-PAST-3.PL
    Ali and Hasan went to the opera. (Kornfilt 1997, p. 117)
Example #7:

    (19)     Hasan dun aksam kitab-i ve gazate ­yi oku-du.
    Hasan yesterday evening book-ACC and newspaper-ACC read-PAST
    `Hasan read a [specific] book and a (specific) newspaper yesterday.'
Example #8:

    (20)     Hasan dun aksam kitap ve gazate oku-du
    Hasan yesterday evening book and newspaper read-PAST
    `Hasan read a book and a newspaper yesterday.'
Example #9:

    (21)     *Hasan dun aksam kitab-i ve gazate oku-du.
    Hasan yesterday evening book-ACC and newspaper read-PAST
    `Hasan read a (specific) book and a/some newspaper.'
Example #10:

    (22)     Ben hizil kitap okurum.                                     (Turkish)
    I fast book read
    `I read a (specific) book fast.'
Example #11:

    (23)     *Ben kitap hizil okurum.
    I book fast read
    `I read a/some book fast.'
Example #12:

    (24)     Ben kitab-i hizil okurum.
    I book-ACC fast read
    `I read a book fast.'                                       (Tossun 1999, p. 1)
Example #13:

    (25)     *Ben hizil kitab-i okurum                                   (Turkish)
    I fast book-ACC read
    `I read a book fast.'                                        (Tossun 1999, p. 1)