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Present participles do not occur in the partitive construction, unless they have been converted to adjectives.

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Present participles do not occur in the partitive construction:

Example 1

a. *Neat wurkjend-s
nothing working.PA
Nothing that works
b. Neat dat wurket
nothing which works
Nothing that works

Present participles can only occur in the partitive construction if they have been converted to adjectives. The participle below is adjectival, as is clear from the fact that it allows comparative formation:

Example 2

a. Wat opfallend-s
something noticeable.PA
Something noticeable
b. Wat opfallend-er-s
something noticeable.CPR.PA
Something more noticeable

The presence of an internal argument is apparently incompatible with conversion to adjective. As a result, the present participle may not occur in the partitive adjective construction in case an internal argument is present, as is illustrated below:

Example 3

*Wat my opfallend-s
something me noticeable.PA
Something that is noticeable to me
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