On Germanic Linguistics by Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr, Robert L. Kyes

By Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr, Robert L. Kyes

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C. *Er fängt an zu sterben. ' d. *Er fängt an, den Schlüssel zu finden. ' (7) a. * Während er den Schlüssel findet, bleiben wir im Auto sitzen. ' b. * Während er den Hirsch erjagt, bleiben wir hier oben auf der Wiese. ' c. Während ich meiner Sekretärin kündige, tippen Sie bitte diesen Brief für mich auf. ' d. Während ich deine Hose anfertige, lies mir etwas vor. ' e. * Während er das Mädchen rettet, rufen wir schnell die Polizei an. ' The semantic closeness of the respective verb-type groups is even more clearly expressed in the past tense, where they designate the attainment of the goal: 50 (8) Nada Μ.

The size of our list of <]>> to words is relatively small: eighteen according to Blackburn's count. Of the words in this list, Scandinavian influence is fairly significant. The Scandinavian source for they is well-known, but the Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, suggesting a Scandinavian influence, lists Orm as an early example of the modern forms, and uses of other words form this group as well, including this and these. And, of course, many early Scandinavian forms are indistinguishable from northern Middle English anyway, such as the early forms of that, there, thou, and so on.

Er fängt an zu sterben. ' d. *Er fängt an, den Schlüssel zu finden. ' (7) a. * Während er den Schlüssel findet, bleiben wir im Auto sitzen. ' b. * Während er den Hirsch erjagt, bleiben wir hier oben auf der Wiese. ' c. Während ich meiner Sekretärin kündige, tippen Sie bitte diesen Brief für mich auf. ' d. Während ich deine Hose anfertige, lies mir etwas vor. ' e. * Während er das Mädchen rettet, rufen wir schnell die Polizei an. ' The semantic closeness of the respective verb-type groups is even more clearly expressed in the past tense, where they designate the attainment of the goal: 50 (8) Nada Μ.

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