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=isl (2019-03-24).


Example #1:

    (17)      a.   Ég          tel              hann
    1sgNOM believe.1sgPRES 3sgM.ACC
    `IACT believe himUND.'
Example #2:

    b.   Mér        hafa    alltaf  ótt      eir      lei inlegir.
    1sgDAT have.3plalways thought 3plNOM boring.NOMpl
    `IDCA have always considered themUND boring.'