The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Heidi Harley (1996). If you have, you can give.

URL: http://www.ai.mit.edu/people/jimmylin/papers/Harley96.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 119&langcode=gle (2019-02-22).


Example #1:

    (8) a.    Locative        Tá      an mhin          sa phota.
    BE      the (oat)meal    in.the pot
    "The oatmeal is in the pot."
Example #2:

    b.   Existential     Tá        min              sa phota
    BE        oatmeal in.the pot
    "There   is oatmeal in the pot"
Example #3:

    c.   Possessive      Tá        an peann ag Máire
    BE        the pen at Mary
    "Mary    has the pen"
Example #4:

    *Tá     ai pheann-fhéin ag chuilei bhuachaill
    Is     his pen-self    at every boy
    "Every boy has his pen"
Example #5:

    a.     Thug Míleó caisearbhán          do Bhinclí
    Gave Milo         dandelion     to Binkley
    "Milo gave a dandelion to Binkley"
Example #6:

    b.      *Thug Míleó do Bhinclí          caisearbhán
    Gave Milo       to Binkely      a dandelion
    "Milo gave to Binkley a dandelion"
Example #7:

    *Thúg Míleó Bhinclí caisearbhán
    Gave Milo Binkley dandelion
    "Milo gave Binkley a dandelion"
Example #8:

    *Thug Míleó ai pheann-fhéin do chuilei bhuachaill
    Gave Milo his pen-self    to   every boy
    Milo gave every boy his pen.