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Modification by a demonstrative
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The content noun may not be modified by a demonstrative in the bare partitive construction.

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The following sentences illustrate that the content noun may not be modified by a demonstrative in the bare partitive construction, although it may be in the prepositional partitive construction:

Example 1

a. *It blik dizze flikken
the tin these chocolate.drops
The tin with these chocolate drops (in it)
b. It blik mei dizze flikken
the tin with these chocolate.drops
The tin with these chocolate drops (in it)
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