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:

Ellen Woolford (1993). Symmetric and Asymmetric Passives.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/ellenw/Woolford%20Symmetric%20and%20Asymmetric%20Passives.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3705&langcode=swe (2021-04-10).


Example #1:

    a. Han erbjöds         ett nytt jobb.
    he offered-passive a new job
    'He was offered a new job.'
Example #2:

    b. Ett nytt jobb erbjöds        honom.
    a   new job offered-passive him
    'A new job was offered him.'
Example #3:

    Det   erbjöds         honom ett nytt jobb.
    there offered-passive him    a  new job
    'There was offered him a new job.'