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The adjunct IPI-construction

Two examples of the adjunct Imperativus-pro-Infinitivo construction (IPI) construction are given below:

Example 1

a. Men koe [de skonken wer ris útslaan] [en lit de keamerlucht fan jin ôfwaaie]
one could the legs again DcP spread and let the room.air of oneself blow
Once could stretch one's legs again and once could let the wind blow off the stuffy air from oneself
b. Jimme moatte [der sels op út] [en helje jim strie wêr't jim it fine kinne]
you must R self on out and get your straw where you it find can
You must go into the world and get your straw where you can find it

The adjunct IPI bears many similarities to the second conjunct of a coordinate structure, though there are also differences. This indicates that the adjunct IPI historically derives from a second conjunct, but that it has undergone subsequent developments not shared by second conjuncts. Adjunct IPIs can almost always be replaced with second conjuncts in Modern Frisian. The adjunct IPI must be consecutive to the action described in the main clause. The semantically empty verb hinnegean go selects an IPI. Adjunct IPIs are occasionally found in syntactic contexts in which they are not licensed by a modal verb. The adjunct IPI features obligatory control.