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:

M. Schwager (2004). Why Imperatives can(not) embed.

URL: http://complingtwo.georgetown.edu/~gurt/abstracts/GURT_imperative_embedding.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1041&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (2) Hans glaubt, es regnet.
    H. believes it rains.
    'Hans believes that it is raining.'
Example #2:

    (3) Ich habe a. dir/b. *Maria doch           gestern         schon gesagt, geh heute hin.
    I have a. you/b. Maria PARTICLE yesterday                already told, go-IMP today there.
    `I told you already yesterday that you should go there today.'