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:

Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (1999). Cross-Linguistic Patterns of Linking.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/research/rrg/vanvalin_papers/XlingPattLnkg.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1192&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (16)      a.   Die        Frauen hab-en dem        Mann einen             Hut gegeben.
    the.NOM women have-3pl the.DAT man a.ACC                   hat given
    `The women gave a hat to the man.'
Example #2:

    (19)        a.   Der       Hut wurde dem           Mann von der Frauen gegeben.
    the.NOM hat was         the.DAT man by the.DAT women given
    `The hat was given to the man by the women.'