Pseudo-coordinations in Faroese
In this article we describe the system of pseudo-coordinations in Faroese − coordinations in the verbal system in which the second conjunct appears in fact to be subordinated to the first − in the light of previous discussions of this phenomenon in Scandinavian. We discuss pseudo-coordinations − mainly, but not exclusively, with verbs of posture in the first conjunct − that have an aspectual interpretation (e.g. <i>sit and ...</i>); and also pseudo-coordinations where the second conjunct alternates with an infinitive clause (e.g. <i>try and ...</i>). We conclude with an overview of the distribution of pseudo-coordinations in Germanic, and offer some suggestions as to how they may have arisen in Faroese.