"Who do you know whether Kim saw?" MRS

Recording this here so that I don’t forget; I don’t have time to look into this right now.

I noticed that the ERG does not link who in the title sentence to the right predicate; it in fact links it to know (I think this is different from the discussion here?)

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I also noticed that my Russian grammar does this correctly (don’t have a dmrs right now):

Now, I haven’t been specifically looking at this at all, so I am curious why it suddenly seems to be doing the right thing in my grammar. This couldn’t be a consequence to switching to append-lists somehow, could it? Because if it could, then it would be really interesting. (But of course it sounds more like something to do with clausal complementation or extraction analysis…)

Looks like the ERG (or perhaps the parse selection model) is giving you a different whether from what you are intended (you’re thinking of the complementizer, the ERG is finding an analysis where the clause marked by whether is a modifier of NP knows NP).

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