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:

Hedberg, Nancy (1990). Discourse Pragmatics and Cleft Sentences in English, Chapter 4.

URL: http://www.sfu.ca/~hedberg/Chapter_4.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 942&langcode=arb (2020-10-01).


Example #1:

    (42)    a.     ?inna dzan      huwa ?alladhi: xaraja
    FOCUS John.ACC he.NOM who.3M left
    `It was John who left.'
Example #2:

    b.     ?ar-rajulu  ?alladhi: xaraja...
    DEF-man.NOM who.3M left
    `the man who left...'
Example #3:

    c.     dhannat    nansi ?anna dzan xaraja
    thought.FEM Nancy that John.accleft
    `Nancy thought that John left.'