ODIN

The Online Database of Interlinear Text

 

The following interlinear glossed text data was extracted from a document found on the World Wide Web via a semi-automated process. The data presented here could contain corruption (degraded or missing characters), so the source document (link below) should be consulted to ensure accuracy. If you use any of the data shown here for research purposes, be sure to cite ODIN and the source document. Please use the following citation record or variant thereof:

de Swart, Peter (2003). The Case Mirror.

URL: http://baserv.uci.kun.nl/~pdeswart/papers/The%20Case%20Mirror.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2373&langcode=spa (2020-09-27).

 

Example #1:

    a. Juan      vio   a María
    John      saw to Mary
    `John    saw Mary.'
Example #2:

    b. Juan      observó a cada candidato
    John      observed to each candidate
    `John    observed each candidate.'
Example #3:

    a. *Busco a una secretaria que sepa                 habler ingles.
    I-search to one secretary who can-SUB speak English
    `I look for a secretary who can speak English.'
Example #4:

    b . El      arenal desvió     la     corriente
    the     sand diverted the        stream
    `The sands diverted the stream.'
Example #5:

    a . Ve o      la     casa
    I-see     the    house
    `I see   the house.'
Example #6:

    b . Ve o      a la       mujer
    I-see     to the     woman
    `I see   the woman.'
Example #7:

    a. el entusiasmo     vence        ( a)      la difficultad
    the enthusiasm conquer.3SG (to)          the difficulty
    `Enthusiasm conquers difficulties.'
Example #8:

    b. A la difficultad     vence          el   entusiasmo
    to the difficulty    conquer.3SG the     enthusiasm
    `Enthusiasm conquers difficulties.'
Example #9:

    Busco        a mi       amigo
    seek.1SG     to my      friend
    `I am loo   king for my friend.'
Example #10:

    a. Celia    quiere mirar          un bailarín
    Celia    wants watch.INF       a ballet dancer
    `Celia   wants to watch a ballet dancer.' (nonspecific)
Example #11:

    b. Celia    quiere mirar          a un bailarín
    Celia    wants watch.INF       to a ballet dancer
    `Celia   wants to watch a ballet dancer.' (specific)
Example #12:

    Celia quiere     mirar              un bailarín
    Celia wants      to-watch           a ballet dancer
    `Celia wants to watch a ballet    dancer.' (nonspecific)
Example #13:

    a. Celia    quiere    mirar       un bailarín
    Celia    want.3SG watch.INF a ballet dancer
    `Celia   wants to watch a ballet dancer.' (nonspecific)
Example #14:

    b. Celia quiere     mirar       a un bailarín
    Celia want.3SG watch.INF to a ballet dancer
    `Celia wants to watch a ballet dancer.' (specific)
Example #15:

    a. El entusiasmo vence             ( a)   la difficultad
    the enthusiasm conquer.3SG to          the difficulty
    'Enthusiasm conquers difficulties.'
Example #16:

    b. A la difficultad    vence              el entusiasmo
    to the difficulty   conquer.3SG        the enthusiasm
    'Enthusiasm conquers difficulties.'