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:

Wunderlich, Dieter and Renate Lakämper On the interaction of structural and semantic case

URL: http://web.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~wdl/Synsem.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 108&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (3)    a. als der Mann dem Mädchen den Korb gab
    when the.NOM man the.DAT girl the.ACC basket gave
    `when the man gave the girl the basket'
Example #2:

    (i) Die Gäste tranken den Kühlschrank leer.
    the guests drank the.ACC fridge empty
    `The guests drank the fridge empty'
Example #3:

    a. weil dem Lehrer der Roman gefiel
    because the.DAT teacher the.NOM novel liked
    `because the teacher liked the novel'
Example #4:

    a. als Paul dem Studenten half / folgte
    when Paul the.DAT student helped / followed
    `when Paul the student helped/followed'
Example #5:

    (13)    a. als Peter     dem Touristen den Dom                  zeigte
    when Peter the.DAT tourist the.ACC cathedral         showed
    `when Peter showed the cathedral to the tourist'
Example #6:

    b. als    dem Touristen der Dom                  gezeigt wurde
    when the.DAT tourist the.NOM cathedral shown was
    `when the tourist was shown the cathedral'
Example #7:

    (17)    weil      der Arzt den Patienten       einem Test unterzog
    because the doctor the.ACC patient a.DAT test exposed
    `because the doctor exposed the patient to a test'
Example #8:

    a. weil        mich       dürstet
    because 1sg.ACC thirsty
    `because I am thirsty'
Example #9:

    a. als er    mich       den Reim           lehrte
    when he 1sg.ACC the.ACC rhyme           teached
    `when he taught me the rhyme'